Meaning of unitarist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjuːnɪt(ə)rɪst/


  • An advocate of a unitary system of government.

    ‘But the founders of the Turkish Republic aimed at a unitarist state and sought a cement for this unity.’
    • ‘This is a region where integrationists have more support than unitarists and disintegrationists.’
    • ‘It is this proposal that seems to have most annoyed the unitarists and pseudofederalists.’
    • ‘No wonder that the unitarist legal order of the modern state, with its centralized legislative, executive and judicial institutions, evolved in England.’
    • ‘At the end of the 20th century the idea of a unitarist and centralist state died together with Communist rule, while the option of a confederation too was rejected.’