Definitions for unisonˈyu nə sən, -zən
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"marching in unison"
occurring together or simultaneously
"the two spoke in unison"
(music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves
"singing in unison"
A public sector trade union in the UK
The state of being together, in harmony, at the same time, as one, synchronized.
Everyone moved in unison, but the sudden change in weight distribution capsized the boat.
The simultaneous playing of an identical note more than once.
harmony; agreement; concord; union
identity in pitch; coincidence of sounds proceeding from an equality in the number of vibrations made in a given time by two or more sonorous bodies. Parts played or sung in octaves are also said to be in unison, or in octaves
a single, unvaried
sounded alike in pitch; unisonant; unisonous; as, unison passages, in which two or more parts unite in coincident sound
UNISON is the second largest trade union in the United Kingdom with over 1.3 million members. The union was formed in 1993 when three public sector trade unions, the National and Local Government Officers Association, the National Union of Public Employees and the Confederation of Health Service Employees merged. UNISON's current general secretary is Dave Prentis. He was elected on 28 February 2000 and took up the post on 1 January 2001, succeeding Rodney Bickerstaffe who had held the post for five years.
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