Meaning of UNIVERSE in English
/ ˈjuːnɪvɜːs; NAmE -vɜːrs/ noun
the universe [ sing. ] the whole of space and everything in it, including the earth, the planets and the stars :
theories of how the universe began
[ C ] a system of stars, planets, etc. in space outside our own :
The idea of a parallel universe is hard to grasp.
He lives in a little universe of his own.
[ sing. ] a set of experiences of a particular type :
the moral universe
late Middle English : from Old French univers or Latin universum , neuter of universus combined into one, whole, from uni- one + versus turned (past participle of vertere ).
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005