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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” )+ versus, vertere 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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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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