Meaning of UNIVERSE in English


n. 1 all existing things; the whole creation; the cosmos. 2 all mankind. 3 Statistics & Logic all the objects under consideration. universe of discourse Logic = sense 3.

[ F univers f. L universum neut. of universus combined into one, whole f. UNI- + versus past part. of vertere turn ]

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