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universal
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
2. Constituting or considered as a whole; total; entire; whole; as, the universal world.
3. Adapted or adaptable to all or to various uses, shapes, sizes, etc.; as, a universal milling machine.
Part of Speech: noun
2. A general abstract conception, so called from being universally applicable to, or predicable of, each individual or species contained under it.
3. A universal proposition. See Universal, a., 4.
4. Forming the whole of a genus; relatively unlimited in extension; affirmed or denied of the whole of a subject; as, a universal proposition; -- opposed to particular; e. g. ( universal affirmative) All men are animals; ( universal negative) No men are omniscient.
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