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  • v  make universal
    This author's stories universalize old themes

  • In an effort to universalize his characters, he has made them successively circus folk, farmers, seafarers.
  • He wears tight slacks and a turtleneck sweater, while the women wear vague gowns of no particular century in an attempt to universalize the audience's sense of time.
  • The war convinced him that "we must universalize education for peace.

  • Sharad Pawar in Livemint
    If we universalize the public distribution system, the government will have to procure 70 mt, which has never been done. It never went beyond 54 mt,said Pawar. "Where will the subsidy come from?"
  • Walter Dean Myers in Chicago Tribune (blog)
    Kids I talk to in juvenile centers or group homes have the same needs as young people striving to get into the Ivies,Myers says. "They often interpret those needs badly and, at least in part, it's my job to universalize their experiences."

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