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Definition of Unitary government

Unitary government Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
National Standards for Civics and Government
A government system in which all governmental authority is vested in a central government from which regional and local governments derive their powers. Examples are Great Britain and France, as well as the American states within their spheres of authority.
Unitary government Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A unitary state is a state governed as one single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (subnational units) exercise only powers that their central government chooses to delegate. The majority of states in the world have a unitary system of government. Of the 193 UN member states, 165 of them are governed as unitary states.

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