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Unit

More than one class of securities traded together (e.g., one common share and three subscription warrants).
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Unit

1. A combination of securities or types of securities packaged together and bought and sold as one. For example, a preferred share may have warrants and/or common shares attached to it when it is sold. See also: Paired shares, Cum warrant.

2. One thing that may be exchanged. For example, one dollar is a unit of money.
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We need a minimum of 800 International Units per day.
In fiscal 2011 Costco opened 20 net new units--up from 14 the year before--including five international units. Two of those were in Australia, a market Cost-co first entered in 2009.
All the patients were immediately started on standard drugs and half were randomly selected to also get 4,000 international units of vitamin D daily.
Men who took 400 international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT).
The business for sale, which is the smallest one of the retailer's 13 international units, comprises 129 stores in the greater Tokyo area with about 4,000 employees.
They found that one large egg contains an average of 185 milligrams of cholesterol and 41 International Units (IU) of vitamin D.
Four tenders for the supply of different type human medicines including (a) ampoules, (b) antibiotics (vial & ampoules), (c) other antibiotics (pills, capsules, syrups among other items), also (d) insulin (of 40 International Units & of 100 International Units type).
These patients with NASH were randomly assigned to receive 30 milligrams (mg.) of pioglitazone (Actos(r)) or 800 International Units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily for 96 weeks in order to determine whether either the drug or the vitamin improved the histological features of NASH.
The Counterterrorist Manual: A Practical Guide to Elite International Units provides a finely illustrated guidebook to antiterrorist units deployed to handle airplane, ship, train and bus hijackings.
KABUL (PAN): A joint Afghan and international security force searched a compound in the Kandahar province in an effort to disrupt the flow of militants and bomb-making materials used in attacks against Afghan and international units in the region.
The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 400 International Units for adults ages 51-70, and 15 micrograms (600 International Units) for adults 71 and older.

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