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ubiquitous

adjective     /juːˈbɪk.wɪ.təs/ US  /-wə.t̬əs/ formal or humorous
seeming to be everywhere: Leather is very much in fashion this season, as is the ubiquitous denim. The Swedes are not alone in finding their language under pressure from the ubiquitous spread of English. The mobile phone, that most ubiquitous of consumer-electronic appliances, is about to enter a new age.Somewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhere ubiquitously     /-li/ adverb Somewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhere
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