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UNIT

Something that is undivided in tiself and distinct from everything else. Something that is one. A metaphysical unit is a simple being; moral unit is plurality of persons with a singel common purpose; organic unit has the unit of a living organism whose parts have specialized functions that act for the good of the whole.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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