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English definition of “world”

world

noun [U] (THE EARTH)   /wɜrld/
the planet on which human life has developed , esp . including all people and their ways of life : People from all over the world will be attending the conference . The rapid growth of computers has changed the world. The world can also mean the whole physical universe : The world contains many solar systems , not just ours.
(Definition of world noun (THE EARTH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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