Power Prefix: uni-

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  1. unicameral
    composed of one legislative body
    Technically, the unicameral legislature must sign off on major initiatives, such as creating new taxes and rewriting the Constitution.Newsweek (Dec 22, 2010)
  2. unicycle
    a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
    They’re riding unicycles, which are bikes with one wheel and no handlebars.Washington Post (Apr 9, 2013)
  3. uniformity
    a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
    A few years later, seeking to achieve greater product uniformity as it expanded, McDonald’s reduced the number of beef suppliers to five.Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
  4. unify
    act in concert for a common purpose or belief
    “On this night we all unify around one rallying cry, who do YOU stand up for?”Forbes (Sep 5, 2012)
  5. unilateral
    involving only one part or side
    Kosovo made a unilateral declaration of independence in 2008 and it is recognized by the US and most of the west, but not by Serbia and its allies Russia and China.The Guardian (Jul 19, 2019)
  6. unique
    radically distinctive and without equal
    “I like the way it looks. Plus, I don’t want to look like everyone else. I like being unique.”The First Rule of Punk
  7. unison
    the act of occurring together or simultaneously
    The Giants raised their arms, hugged and huddled by the side of the mound, bouncing in unison.Seattle Times (Oct 12, 2012)
  8. unitard
    a garment that covers the body from shoulders to thighs
    Wearing a pale yellow unitard and point shoes, she guided her body through a sequence of static positions, creating an oddly mesmerizing movement meditation.New York Times (Nov 2, 2011)
  9. unity
    the quality of being fused into one
    Above all, unite, brothers and sisters, for in unity lies your strength.Kaffir Boy: An Autobiography
  10. universal
    of worldwide scope or applicability
    The actions of the people in this book were both universal and distinctly American.The Sense of Style
Created on October 1, 2012 (updated August 20, 2019)

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