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World (IPA: /ˈwɝɫd/)


World (n.)

The earth and the surrounding heavens; the creation; the system of created things; existent creation; the universe.

World (n.)

Any planet or heavenly body, especially when considered as inhabited, and as the scene of interests analogous with human interests; as, a plurality of worlds.

World (n.)

The earth and its inhabitants, with their concerns; the sum of human affairs and interests.

World (n.)

In a more restricted sense, that part of the earth and its concerns which is known to any one, or contemplated by any one; a division of the globe, or of its inhabitants; human affairs as seen from a certain position, or from a given point of view; also, state of existence; scene of life and action; as, the Old World; the New World; the religious world; the Catholic world; the upper world; the future world; the heathen world.

World (n.)

The customs, practices, and interests of men; general affairs of life; human society; public affairs and occupations; as, a knowledge of the world.

World (n.)

Individual experience of, or concern with, life; course of life; sum of the affairs which affect the individual; as, to begin the world with no property; to lose all, and begin the world anew.

World (n.)

The inhabitants of the earth; the human race; people in general; the public; mankind.

World (n.)

The earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven; concerns of this life as distinguished from those of the life to come; the present existence and its interests; hence, secular affairs; engrossment or absorption in the affairs of this life; worldly corruption; the ungodly or wicked part of mankind.

World (n.)

As an emblem of immensity, a great multitude or quantity; a large number.

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Planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization

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Original song written and composed by Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb

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1968 Australian 7 RHT" EP by The Bee Gees

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2003 CD single by Zucchero and Anggun

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Album by D:Ream

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "the whole world here breathed easy concupiscence"" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "˜They'll be in all our houses,' I said, ˜blackies of all colours, before the century's over. The new world belongs to Asia." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "We'll practice as we go along ," said Glod. Welcome to the world of professional musicianship ." (p. 39)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" ([Level 3 Fusion with Joshua]) Another world awaits. (Joshua: And you're going!)" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Singing) The folks atop the ladder are the ones the world adores. So boost me up my ladder kid, and I'll boost you up yours!" - Chicago (2002 film)


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