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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of universalise.


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  • And textually as well, once you get past the initial weirdness you realise that it makes a strange sort of sense; it universalises the story but it also foregrounds the bubble-reality status of the world of high school, suggests that on some level all the kids are “outsiders” — All-American Levi as much as oddball Chance.

    The Curiosity of Chance

  • The difference between Singer and others is that he universalises the scale to all entities having the capacity to distinguish the two, whereas others have typically restricted their domain of discourse to humans.

    Are All Animals Equal?

  • For poetry, also, consists in finding resemblances, and universalises the particulars with which it deals.

    Mysticism in English Literature

  • Kimmage takes a narrative previously known mainly to rugby aficionados and universalises it, documenting in the starkest detail the nobility of Hampson's struggle to readjust to normality. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The internet now universalises and greatly amplifies the above experiences.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • Rather, the problem lies in the contradiction there is for someone who universalises a maxim of making false promises when convenient.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]


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