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Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.William Blake
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- (Canadian) IPA: /wɝəɫd̥/
- (UK) IPA: /wɜː(ɹ)ld/, SAMPA: /w3:(r)ld/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)ld
- (US) enPR: wûrld, IPA: /wɝld/, SAMPA: /w3`ld/
- (Scots) IPA: /warl(d)/, /wʌrl(d)/, SAMPA: /warl(d)/, /wVrld/
- Homophones: whirled, whorled (both only in accents with the wine-whine merger and the fern-fir-fur merger)
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Human collective existence; existence in general.
- There will always be lovers, till the world’s end.
- (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The earth.
- People are dying of starvation all over the world.
- (countable) An inhabited planet.
- Our mission is to travel the galaxy and find new worlds.
- An individual or group perspective or social setting.
- In the world of boxing, good diet is all-important.
- 2007 September 27, Marc Rayman (interviewee), “NASA's Ion-Drive Asteroid Hunter Lifts Off”, NPR.org, National Public Radio, at npr.org
- I think many people think of asteroids as kind of little chips of rock. But the places that Dawn is going to really are more like worlds.
- (the earth): Earth, the earth, the globe
- (an inhabited planet):
- (individual or group perspective or social setting): circle
terms derived from "world"
human collective existence
individual or group perspective or social setting
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