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noun [singular]     universe pronunciation in British English
  1. 1

    the universe

    space and everything that exists in it, including the Earth and all the other planets

    The origins of the universe are still a mystery.

    Do you think we are the only form of intelligent life in the universe?

  2. 2
    someone’s life

    The children are the centre of her universe.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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