1) ADV: usu ADV -ed/adj If something is universally believed or accepted, it is believed or accepted by everyone with no disagreement.

...a universally accepted point of view...

The scale of the problem is now universally recognised.

2) ADV: usu ADV adj, also ADV with v, be ADV n If something is universally true, it is true everywhere in the world or in all situations.

The disadvantage is that it is not universally available...

Nor is acid rain always, and universally, a bad thing.

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