Definitions for universalityˌyu nə vərˈsæl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•ni•ver•sal•i•tyˌyu nə vərˈsæl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the character or state of being universal; existence or prevalence everywhere.

  2. relation, extension, or applicability to all.

  3. universal character or range of knowledge, interests, etc.

Origin of universality:

1325–75; ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. universality, catholicity(noun)

    the quality of being universal; existing everywhere


  1. universality(Noun)

    the property of being universal, common to all members of a class

  2. Origin: universal + -ity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Universality(noun)

    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


  1. Universality

    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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