microcosm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “microcosm” in the English Dictionary

"microcosm" in British English

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microcosmnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊˌkɒz.əm/  us   /-kroʊˌkɑː.zəm/
a ​smallplace, ​society, or ​situation that has the same ​characteristics as something much ​larger: The ​audience was ​selected to ​create a microcosm of American ​society.
(Definition of microcosm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"microcosm" in American English

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microcosmnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɑɪ·krəˌkɑz·əm/
a ​smallplace, ​society, or ​situation that has the same characteristics as something much ​larger: [C] What’s ​happened to us is a microcosm of what’s ​happened to ​industry in ​America.
(Definition of microcosm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “microcosm”
in Spanish microcosmos…
in Vietnamese mô hình thu nhỏ…
in Malaysian mikrokosma…
in Thai พิภพเล็ก ๆ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缩影, 微观世界…
in Turkish mini evren, küçük topluluk, mikrokozmoz…
in Russian микромир…
in Indonesian mikrokosmik, perwakilan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縮影, 微觀世界…
in Polish mikrokosmos…
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