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microcosm

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌkɒz.əm/  us   /-kroʊˌkɑː.zəm/
a small place, society, or situation that has the same characteristics as something much larger: The audience was selected to create a microcosm of American society.
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Translations of “microcosm”
in Vietnamese mô hình thu nhỏ…
in Spanish microcosmos…
in Thai พิภพเล็ก ๆ…
in Malaysian mikrokosma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縮影, 微觀世界…
in Indonesian mikrokosmik, perwakilan…
in Russian микромир…
in Turkish mini evren, küçük topluluk, mikrokozmoz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缩影, 微观世界…
in Polish mikrokosmos…
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