Meaning of UNIVERSAL in English
■ adjective relating to or done by all people or things in the world or in a particular group; applicable to all cases.
↘ Logic denoting a proposition in which something is asserted of all of a class. Contrasted with particular .
1》 Logic a ~ proposition.
2》 Philosophy a term or concept of general application.
↘a nature or essence signified by a general term.
ME: from OFr., or from L. ~is , from universus (see universe ).
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004