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Main Entry: uni·ver·sal
Pronunciation: secondarystressyü-nschwa-primarystressvschwar-sschwal
Function: adjective
1 : including or covering all or a whole without limit or exception <universal human characteristics>
2 : present or existing everywhere or under all conditions <the family is a universal social unit>
3 a : including or involving a major part or the greatest portion <universal customs> b : very broad in range <a universal genius>
4 : adapted or adjustable to meet varied requirements (as of use, shape, or size) <a universal wrench>
- uni·ver·sal·ly /-s(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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