/ 9ju:nI5v\:sl; 9junE`v[sl/ adj [esp attrib 尤作定语] of, belonging to, affecting or done by all people or things in the world or in a particular group 全体的; 影响全体的; 全体做的; 共同的: Television provides universalentertainment. 电视提供的是大众的娱乐. * War causes universal misery. 战争给所有的人带来苦难. * universal suffrage, ie the right of all members of a community to vote 普选权 * There is universal agreement on this issue. 在这个问题上, 大家观点一致. * Their proposal met with almost universal condemnation. 他们的提议遭到了几乎所有人的反对.
> universality / 9ju:nIv\:5sAlEtI; 9junEv[`sAlEtI/ n [U].
universally / -sElI; -slI/ adv by everyone or in every case普遍地; 人人; 在所有情况下: It is universally acknowledgedthat... 普遍认为... * The rules do not apply universally. 这些规则并非放诸四海而皆准.
# ,universal `joint (also ,universal `coupling) joint that connects two shafts in such a way that they can be at any angle to each other 万向接头.