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synonyms for universal

  • broad
  • common
  • comprehensive
  • extensive
  • global
  • prevalent
  • ubiquitous
  • unlimited
  • catholic
  • cosmopolitan
  • empyrean
  • general
  • generic
  • regular
  • sweeping
  • total
  • whole
  • accepted
  • all
  • all over
  • all-embracing
  • all-inclusive
  • astronomical
  • celestial
  • cosmic
  • customary
  • diffuse
  • ecumenical
  • multinational
  • mundane
  • omnipresent
  • planetary
  • stellar
  • terrestrial
  • undisputed
  • unrestricted
  • usual
  • widespread
  • worldly

antonyms for universal

MOST RELEVANT
  • limited
  • narrow
  • rare
  • restricted
  • scarce
  • uncommon
  • abnormal
  • exclusive
  • extraordinary
  • incomplete
  • individual
  • partial
  • particular
  • specific
  • unusual
  • confined
  • local
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This trend has been encouraged by the emergence of the universal owner.
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Autistics may want less social interaction than others—although this is by no means universal among us — but less is a far cry from none.
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Some of the biggest economic debates of our time focus on automation, the threat of robots replacing workers and whether societies should introduce a universal basic income.
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For example, many advocacy organizations are currently pushing for the USDA to permanently offer universal school meals instead of requiring eligible families to apply.
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The proposal would have allowed for a universal DH for the second straight year, as opposed to having the position only in the American League, as was the case from 1973 through 2019.
MLB AND PLAYERS’ UNION AT IMPASSE OVER UNIVERSAL DH, EXPANDED POSTSEASON IN 2021DES BIELERJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you prefer not to buy two different kinds, or a type that allows for switching lenses, you can go with what is called a universal lens.
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Light wool gloves with textured grips, heavier fleece gloves, synthetic waterproof gloves, lined leather gloves, they all have their purposes and there’s no universal glove for all purposes.
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As in 1965, these remarks were met with almost universal condemnation.
THE FBI'S SURVEILLANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WAS RELENTLESS. BUT ITS FINDINGS PAINT A FULLER PICTURE FOR HISTORIANSBENJAMIN HEDINJANUARY 18, 2021TIME
Guidelines written in different countries may be similar because some values are indeed universal.
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This is, while perhaps not a universal truth, at least a decidedly uncontroversial opinion to have.
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