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English definition of “universal”


adjective [not gradable]  /ˌju·nəˈvɜr·səl/ us  
existing everywhere or involving everyone: Congress rejected the proposal for universal health insurance.
adverb  /ˌju·nəˈvɜr·sə·li/ us  
Water is one of the most common and universally known substances, but researchers are still learning more about it.
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