01. The workers were [unanimous] in demanding a pay increase in their talks with management.
02. The international community has been virtually [unanimous] in its condemnation of the actions of the military dictatorship.
03. Hockey star Wayne Gretzky was the [unanimous] choice for athlete of the year.
04. It was impossible to achieve [unanimity] on this issue, so management has decided to follow the wishes of the majority.
05. The jury was [unanimous] on the first vote; the accused was innocent.
06. The children voted [unanimously] to go to the park for a picnic on the last day of class.
07. The government members [unanimously] supported the legislation.
08. In 1999, British boxer Lennox Lewis won the world heavyweight title after beating Evander Holyfield in a [unanimous] decision.
09. Due to her great experience and excellent educational background, she was the [unanimous] choice of the selection committee for the position.
10. Charles de Gaulle was quoted as saying "I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken [unanimously]."
11. There is a Danish proverb which states that [unanimity] is the strongest fortress.
12. A visit to the waterslides was the [unanimous] choice for our final class activity of the year.
13. George Washington was the only American President to be [unanimously] elected.
14. In September of 1926, the League of Nations Assembly voted [unanimously] to admit Germany as a member.
15. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court [unanimously] banned racial segregation in American public schools.

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