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