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universe (n.)

1580年代,"整个世界,宇宙,现存事物的整体,"来自古法语 univers (12世纪),来自拉丁语 universum "所有的东西,所有人,所有的人,整个世界,"名词使用形容词 universus "所有的东西,所有的人,整个的,与所有的人有关"的中性词,字面意思是"变成一个",来自 unus "一个"(来自PIE词根 *oi-no- "一个,独一无二")+ versusvertere 的过去分词"转身,回头,被转身。转换、转化、翻译;被改变"(来自PIE词根 *wer- (2)"转弯、弯曲")。

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Definitions of universe from WordNet

universe (n.)
everything that exists anywhere;
they study the evolution of the universe
universe (n.)
(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn;
Synonyms: population
universe (n.)
everything stated or assumed in a given discussion;
Synonyms: universe of discourse
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