Definitions for universalityˌyu nə vərˈsæl ɪ ti
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the quality of being universal; existing everywhere
the property of being universal, common to all members of a class
Origin: universal + -ity
the quality or state of being universal; unlimited extension or application; generality; -- distinguished from particularity; as, the unversality of a proposition; the unversality of sin; the unversality of the Deluge
In philosophy, universalism is a doctrine or school claiming universal facts can be discovered and is therefore understood as being in opposition to relativism. In certain religions, universality is the quality ascribed to an entity whose existence is consistent throughout the universe. This article also discusses Kantian and Platonist notions of "universal", which are considered by many to be separate notions.
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They've really tried to hone the universality of the film.
It is indisputable that evolved thinking recognizes the universality of Life.
The film's reception abroad proves its universality - it is understood everywhere, it evokes compassion for a person who finds himself in the grips of injustice and tries to maintain a sense of dignity.
Germany has strongly supported the universality of the (global) goals. It now faces a big challenge to link what it has done and will do domestically to the international requirements to achieve the goals.
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