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2 entries found for universe.
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Main Entry: uni·verse
Pronunciation: primarystressyü-nschwa-secondarystressvschwars
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin universum "whole body of things that exist," from universus "whole, entire," literally, "turned into one," from uni- "one" and versus "turned toward," from vertere "to turn" --related to ANNIVERSARY, CONVERSE, UNICORN, VERSATILE
1 : the whole body of things observed or assumed : COSMOS
2 : UNIVERSAL SET

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