Definition of 'microcosm'
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Her description of corrupt village life was seen as a microcosm of the society. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He said that his waiting room was a microcosm of society. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That is the city in microcosm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Furthermore it reproduces the form of disciplinary society itself; prisons are societies in microcosm. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)In this microcosm of man versus machine, surrender is not an option. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A modern aircraft is a flying microcosm of society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In him, we see in microcosm of one of the biggest issues at the heart of English football. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'microcosm'
British English: microcosm NOUN
A microcosm is a small society, place, or activity which has all the typical features of a much larger one and so seems like a smaller version of it.
He says the city was a microcosm of all cultures.
Definition of microcosm from the Collins English Dictionary
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