Definition of universal set in English:

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universal set

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noun

Mathematics & Logic
The set containing all objects or elements and of which all other sets are subsets.
Example sentences
  • For the set of its subsets clearly could not have a greater number than the number of things in the universal set itself, since that contained everything.
  • And supposing we accept the universal set of characteristics, we know that there is quite a degree of individual difference within the universal set.
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