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microcosm

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈmɑɪ·krəˌkɑz·əm/
a small place, 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.
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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