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Unit may refer to:

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  • Military unit, a homogeneous military organization whose administrative and command functions are self-contained
  • Sayeret Matkal (The Unit) the Israeli special forces unit

Other uses[edit]

  • Unit (housing), a self-contained suite of rooms within a set of similar dwellings
  • Unit of account, a monetary unit of measurement
  • Unit of alcohol, a measure of the volume of pure ethanol in an alcoholic beverage
  • Active service unit, the former Provisional Irish Republican Army cell
  • Head unit, a component of a stereo system mounted inside of a vehicle
  • Unit coin, a small coin or medallion (usually military), bearing an organization’s insignia or emblem
  • Multiple unit, self-propelled train carriage capable of coupling other units of the same type
  • Stock keeping unit, a discrete inventory management construct
  • Strategic business unit, a profit center which focuses on product offering and market segment
  • Work unit, the name given to a place of employment in the People's Republic of China
  • A course credit at a school or other educational institution

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