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universe

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English

Etymology

From Old French univers, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] universa, from uni-, combining form of unus, one + versus, turned, perfect passive participle of vertere, turn. Literally "all turned into one".

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
universe

Plural
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universe ({{{1}}})
  1. The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself; same as the Universe.
  2. An entity similar to our Universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse.
  3. Everything under consideration.
    In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.
  4. An imaginary collection of worlds.
    The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.
  5. Intense form of world in the sense of perspective or social setting.
    That didn’t just rock my world, it rocked my universe.

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Latin

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /uː.nɪˈwɛːr.seː/

Adverb

ūniversē (not comparable)
  1. Generally; in general.

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