[ US /ˌjunəˈɫætɝəɫ/ ]
[ UK /jˌuːnɪlˈætəɹə‍l/ ]
  1. tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only
  2. involving only one part or side
    a unilateral decision
    unilateral paralysis
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How To Use unilateral In A Sentence

  • In view of such a unilateral rejection, it is amazing that anyone should continue to cling to the false notion of universal acceptance.
  • While I am sharply critical of American unilateralism and realpolitik masquerading as the defence of liberty, at times I find our own moralizing irritating.
  • In international custom, a nation that unilaterally breaks contracts must make good the damage.
  • They made little headway popularizing Britain's unilateral nuclear disarmament, and the unilateralist tide lacked any consistent direction.
  • At the same time, the new voting system will be instrumental in preventing the speaker from railroading contentious bills in a unilateral manner.
  • These three moves constitute unilateral, bilateral and regional moves in the direction of a hard currency.
  • We do not know how many of the women in our study with hysterectomy had a concurrent unilateral or bilateral oophorectomy.
  • Our foreign policy was about to take a sharp unilateralist and militarist turn.
  • He's the latest leader to face a party rebellion over nuclear weapons, but it is often forgotten that he himself was once a unilateralist.
  • So like preemption, in today's supercharged political climate, unilateralism and multilateralism no longer convey any meaning.
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