tr. & intr.v. u·ni·fied, u·ni·fy·ing, u·ni·fies
To make into or become a unit; consolidate.
[French unifier, from Old French, from Late Latin ūnificāre : Latin ūnus, one; see UNI- + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
u′ni·fi·cation (-fĭ-kāshən) n.
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