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  • v. Present participle of universalise.


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  • And this is not because they pursue a dramatic statement of independence but because our novelists are engaged in universalising the voice of their peoples with a language rich in sounds, rich in fable and rich in images.

    Miguel Angel Asturias - Nobel Lecture

  • Universals or ideas, is by "universalising" or "idealising" his story: and upon these two terms, which properly mean much the same thing, we must pause for a moment.


  • In the ferment of the feminist 80s, the universalising tendency in Spero's work attracted criticism as well as praise.

    Nancy Spero: no pity

  • My frequent use of universalising terms like 'Greek feminist' and 'Western feminists' is less an oversight than a necessary tool of classification, vital to making the most basic of historical connections.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • In the budget of the last two years (2007-08, 2008-09), the government has allocated over Rs. 262 billion ($6 billion) for universalising elementary education to achieve the millennium development goal (MDG) of universal primary education.

    Educating Our Kids : The Sarva Shiiksha Abhiyan

  • This requires full cooperation with IAEA safeguards and Security Council resolutions, universalising the Additional Protocol, and effective action against the spread of proliferation-sensitive nuclear technologies.

    Building Momentum:�� Australia, Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

  • It suggests firstly, a rejection of abstract, universalising narratives - a reminder that a polity can only be understood in terms of a particularist history.

    The Royal Martyr and the empty heart of modern politics

  • I don't want to come over all Kantian-universalising-maxims, but the fact is that if it's ok for your "dad" to buy a little gold, it's ok for me, and therefore, via a process of proof by induction, it's ok for anyone.

    Korean National Assembly to Outlaw RMT

  • (Not at least unless some universalising system like Kantianism or neo-Aristotelianism can be vindicated without recourse to external reasons; Williams, as we've seen, rejects these systems on other grounds.)

    Bernard Williams

  • Australia will continue to do what it can to strengthen non-proliferation regimes - including through innovative measures like the Proliferation Security Initiative, and taking a leading role in universalising the IAEA's Additional Protocol on strengthened safeguards.

    International Law: Developments and Challenges


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