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Main Entry: 1unit
Pronunciation: primarystressyü-nschwat
Function: noun
1 a : the first and smallest natural number : ONE b : a single quantity regarded as a whole in calculation
2 : a definite quantity (as of length, time, or value) used as a standard of measurement <the dollar is the unit of U.S. money>
3 a : a single thing or person or group that is a part of a whole b : a part or arrangement of parts performing one function <a train drawn by two diesel units> c : a part of a school course with a central theme

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