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Universal (IPA: /ˌjunəˈvɝsəɫ/)


Universal (a.)

Of or pertaining to the universe; extending to, including, or affecting, the whole number, quantity, or space; unlimited; general; all-reaching; all-pervading; as, universal ruin; universal good; universal benevolence or benefice.

Universal (a.)

Constituting or considered as a whole; total; entire; whole; as, the universal world.

Universal (a.)

Adapted or adaptable to all or to various uses, shapes, sizes, etc.; as, a universal milling machine.

Universal (a.)

Forming the whole of a genus; relatively unlimited in extension; affirmed or denied of the whole of a subject; as, a universal proposition; -- opposed to particular; e. g. (universal affirmative) All men are animals; (universal negative) No men are omniscient.

Universal (n.)

The whole; the general system of the universe; the universe.

Universal (n.)

A general abstract conception, so called from being universally applicable to, or predicable of, each individual or species contained under it.

Universal (n.)

A universal proposition. See Universal, a., 4.

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Borknagar album

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1996 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album

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Town in Indiana, United States

Universal

Constructed language based on Esperanto

Universal

1930s general aviation aircraft

Universal Synonyms

Adaptable

Universal Synonyms

General, Worldwide, Comprehensive, World-wide, Ecumenical, Cosmopolitan, Oecumenical

Universal Synonyms

General

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Linguistic Universal

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Universal Joint

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Universal Proposition

Tagalog Translation

Universal in Tagalog is Maiukpanon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Priest at Hale's cremation] .. .our brother is at this moment reabsorbed in the universal spirit."" - Graham Greene

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A dismal universal hiss, the sound Of public scorn." - Paradise Lost

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man provided with paper, pencil, and rubber, and subject to strict discipline, is in effect a universal machine." - Alan Turing

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A universal love is not only psychologically possible; it is the only complete and final way in which we are able to love." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All Nature wears one universal grin." - Henry Fielding


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