Definition of metaverse in English:

metaverse

Syllabification: met·a·verse
Pronunciation: /ˈmetəˌvərs
 
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noun

Computing
  • A virtual-reality space in which users can interact with a computer-generated environment and other users.
    More example sentences
    • The weblog explores the convergence of the metaverse with the real life practice of architecture.
    • Thankfully, the game has online origins, so is blessed with an enormous internet metaverse of hints, tips and strategies, as well as a scarily in-depth history.
    • The book explores the personal and social identities being shaped in the metaverse at the beginning of the 21st century.

Origin

1990s: blend of meta- ( sense 3) and universe.

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