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u·ni·verse

universe

 
 
pronunciation:
yu nih vuhrs
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part of speech: noun
definition: all matter and energy; all existing things, including the earth and heavens.
Do you think that Earth is the only planet in the universe with intelligent life?
similar words:
space, world
Word History
Universe comes from a Latin word that means "turned into one."
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The word universe contains the following parts:
uni Latin root that means one