unit

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unit is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
unit

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Noun[change]

Singular
unit

Plural
units

  1. One of a measure of something; the amount of something that is counted as "one".
    Measure five units to the left.
    $4 is the unit price.
    A pound is a useful unit for thinking about amounts of butter.
  2. Form of measurement.
    I prefer metric units.
  3. Item, used when no other word for something exists.
    He set up the A/C unit.

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