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The right must occupy that ground and stand for universal human values and equal treatment for all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first is universal access to healthcare, the second is extending the reach of that healthcare outside the clinic. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A bold and aggressive infrastructure boost at a time of very low government borrowing costs would meet with near universal acclaim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also the universal desire to escape at times. Lumsden, Robert 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)The implication is this is a universal law. The Sun (2009)We understand each other through the universal language of love. The Sun (2011)Universal broadband access should be one part of the solution and will not be effective in isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It won universal acclaim and is currently being turned into a film. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has introduced universal health insurance and free primary education. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This phenomenon is a universal feature of human societies. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The deeper reform is in the way the universal church is governed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One might call it the universal law of politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The internet is the next step on the path of universal information access. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has not won universal acclaim from economists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Are you in favour of universal health care? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is this a straightforward universal human experience? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The vested interests opposed to choice are powerful and near universal within the education establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He says we should act as if our actions would become a universal law. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was football expressing a universal language. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Costs and universal access are not the whole story though. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It did not win universal acclaim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In that sense, the atonement is universal and not particular or limited. Christianity Today (2000)They are acting with the understandable and universal desire to not die horribly, or live miserably. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He wants to be the first American president to enact universal health insurance coverage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'universal'

British English: universal ADJECTIVE
Something that is universal includes or affects everyone.
The insurance industry has produced its own proposals for universal health care.


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