Meaning of UNIVERSAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ju:nɪvɜ:(r)s(ə)l ]
Something that is universal relates to everyone in the world or everyone in a particular group or society.
The insurance industry has produced its own proposals for universal health care...
The desire to look attractive is universal.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
I have been amazed at the universality of all of our experiences, whatever our origins, sex or age.
N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n
Something that is universal affects or relates to every part of the world or the universe.
A universal is a principle that applies in all cases or a characteristic that is present in all members of a particular class.
There are no economic universals.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006