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ubiquitous (juːˈbɪkwɪtəs Pronunciation for ubiquitous

Definitions

adjective

  1. having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent

Derived Forms

uˈbiquitously adverb
uˈbiquity, uˈbiquitousness noun

Word Origin

C14: from Latin ubīque everywhere, from ubī where

Synonyms

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= ever-present, pervasive, omnipresent, all-over, everywhere, universal

Translations for 'ubiquitous'

  • British English: ubiquitous If you describe something or someone as ubiquitous, you mean that they seem to be everywhere. ADJECTIVESugar is ubiquitous in the diet.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ubíquo
  • Chinese: 无所不在的无無所不在的
  • European Spanish: omnipresente
  • French: omniprésent omniprésente
  • German: allgegenwärtig
  • Italian: onnipresente
  • Japanese: どこにでもある
  • Korean: 어디에나 있는
  • Portuguese: ubíquo ubíqua
  • Spanish: omnipresente

Example Sentences Including 'ubiquitous'

Not even the ubiquitous radiation hazard signs or the glimpses of rats in cages through half-open doors seemed to have puzzled her.
Stewart, Michael Grace
Over the past decade or two, walkers had become ubiquitous in the surrounding lands, so travellers said.
Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels

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