Meaning of UNITY in English

UNITY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

cultural

There are also certain underlying elements of cultural unity .

But this cultural unity did not destroy clear and lively regional characteristics.

She represented cultural pride and unity .

essential

In a pluralistic country of 13, 000 islands, good transport is considered essential to national unity .

great

Folk laws Leading Roma organisations, however, are striving for greater unity .

What I see is a great sense of unity .

Persecution had also brought many of the dissenting groups together in a greater unity than they had experienced before the troubles began.

There was no pain, only a great unity of movement and aim.

Meantime there was greater need for unity , greater need for national composure than ever.

It must be greater than unity unless all the molecules are of equal length, as is easily seen.

If he wants greater unity between work and prayer, introduce him to Brother Lawrence.

national

But at the string barrier national unity looked a notional concept.

In a pluralistic country of 13, 000 islands, good transport is considered essential to national unity .

The Labour Party is still a partner in the national unity government.

The end of the war in 1865 did not produce national unity .

This is the basis for national unity .

If the talks fail Mr Barak may be forced into a national unity government with Likud.

Today there are numerous multi-lingual States, without this necessarily weakening national unity .

An image of national unity should be portrayed even if this was not a true reflection of reality.

organic

The principle of organic unities is wielded as yet another weapon against hedonism.

There is his basic scheme of an organic unity in life, a principle that is extended to human thought.

Moore grants that all very great goods are organic unities which have pleasure as a part.

It is an organic unity with a multiplicity of parts.

Until such questions are satisfactorily answered, evaluation of the principle of organic unities remains problematic.

Post-structuralist critics will deny that literature possesses the organic unity to which the New Critics attached so much weight.

From this it would follow that the principle of organic unities has no clear meaning.

Where it is different, Moore calls the whole in question an organic unity .

political

Monetary union has long been seen as a way of bringing about greater economic and political unity within the Community.

There remains the problem of political unity .

Such practical failures make it difficult to sustain economic solidarity, political unity or cultural-ideological sympathy.

But now, at last, the Periphery is breaking away and the political unity of the Empire is shattered.

From then on, Halifax stood for rearmament, new military strategies and political unity ahead of the coming war.

■ NOUN

government

Likud sources say a unity government is unlikely.

The unity government was deadlocked on the international conference.

The Labour Party is still a partner in the national unity government .

If the talks fail Mr Barak may be forced into a national unity government with Likud.

party

Both parties had their own organisations to co-ordinate the activities of their followers and ensure party unity .

Pataki hugged Mondello as Kemp made a plea for party unity .

Mr Milosevic, who remains leader of the Socialists, made a plea for party unity .

Public perceptions of party unity increased between our Pre-Campaign Wave and the start of the final campaign.

During the pre-campaign week we recorded no items on television news which positively projected the image of party unity .

But the price of party unity is youthful impatience.

■ VERB

achieve

I ascertained that the aim was to achieve some ideal unity of the two.

How are you going to achieve that aim of unity ?

bring

The war had at least brought some unity within the ranks of the liberal party.

create

It is the main task of the trade union movement to create this unity .

The attempt to create unity or accommodate diversity.

maintain

The institution of nomenklatura in the Soviet Union is important in maintaining a unity of political command.

It is not easy to maintain the unity of these diverse peoples.

preserve

Such small changes are invaluable in giving themes renewed vitality, while at the same time preserving unity .

The Movement recognised this, as it also recognised that administrative pressures were working against a concerted attempt to preserve religious unity .

seek

A lively tour of continental culture, seeking for signs of unity and predicting a grim future.

It was a time when the nation sought unity and the democracy so hard won in the Revolution.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

In his speech the Prime Minister stressed the need for party unity .

The lack of unity within the women's movement has resulted in a severe lack of power.

The team suffers from a lack of unity .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Coutances is notable for its unity of design, internally and externally.

He stood and looked at them sway, feeling a unity with them as his body swayed to the same light breeze.

It is not the suggestion of unity in difference which was established, but rather the notion of difference as hegemonic.

Moore grants that all very great goods are organic unities which have pleasure as a part.

Such small changes are invaluable in giving themes renewed vitality, while at the same time preserving unity .

The need for the Bund to ensure unity in action was vital.

Will not the exterior, structured unity which union attains suppress the search for authentic diversity?

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