noun see universal I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Universalness — U ni*ver sal*ness, n. The quality or state of being universal; universality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • universalness — See universally. * * * …   Universalium

  • universalness — uni·ver·sal·ness …   English syllables

  • universalness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being universal …   Useful english dictionary

  • universal — universalness, n. /yooh neuh verr seuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of all or the whole: universal experience. 2. applicable everywhere or in all cases; general: a universal cure. 3. affecting, concerning, or involving all:… …   Universalium

  • universal — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin universalis, from universum universe Date: 14th century 1. including or covering all or a whole collectively or distributively without limit or exception; especially available… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • universal — /junəˈvɜsəl / (say yoohnuh versuhl) adjective 1. extending over, including, proceeding from, all or the whole (of something specified or implicit); without exception. 2. applicable to many individuals or single cases; general. 3. affecting,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • universal — [yo͞o΄nə vʉr′səl] adj. [ME universel < OFr < L universalis < universus: see UNIVERSE] 1. of the universe; present or occurring everywhere or in all things 2. of, for, affecting, or including all or the whole of something specified; not… …   English World dictionary

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