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-verse

Pronunciation: /vəːs
 
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Definition of -verse in English:

combiningForm

1Denoting an area of activity or interest or a section of society distinguished by a particular characteristic: mediaverse Twitterverse
1.1Denoting a fictional world associated with a particular character, television series, author, etc. Rowling’s new Potter website promises additional information about the Potterverse the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer—the Buffyverse—built up a dense mythology over the course of six seasons

Origin

1980s: from universe.

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