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Meaning of “everything” in the English Dictionary

"everything" in British English

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everythingpronoun

uk   us   /ˈev.ri.θɪŋ/
A2 all things: You can't ​blame him for everything. He's ​obsessed with Britney Spears and ​collects anything and everything ​connected with her. Jane's been ​unfaithful to Jim three ​times, but he still ​loves her in ​spite of everything. Money isn't everything (= the most ​important thing). His ​children are everything to him (= the most ​importantpart of his ​life). Have you been ​crying? Is everything all ​right? The ​thieves took everything. We did everything we could to ​save her but she ​died. We shall do everything necessary to ​bring the ​murderer to ​justice. They're very ​busy with ​their new ​house and everything (= all the things ​connected with it).

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(Definition of everything from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"everything" in American English

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everythingpronoun

 us   /ˈev·riˌθɪŋ/
all things: They ​lost everything in the ​fire. In ​spite of everything, I still ​love him. The ​price of ​gasolineaffects everything ​else. "Is everything all ​right?" "Everything is ​fine." Money isn’t everything (= it is not the only ​important thing). Her ​children are everything to her (= the most ​importantpart of her ​life). They’re very ​busy with ​their new ​house and everything (= all the things ​connected with it).
(Definition of everything from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “everything”
in Arabic كُلّ شَيء…
in Korean 모든 것…
in Portuguese tudo…
in Catalan tot…
in Japanese 全てのもの、こと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 每件事, 所有事物, 一切…
in Turkish her şey…
in Russian всё…
in Chinese (Traditional) 每件事, 所有事物, 一切…
in Italian tutto, ogni cosa…
in Polish wszystko…
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