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universal language

noun
1.
an auxiliary language that is used and understood everywhere.
2.
any kind of expression that is used and understood everywhere:
Music is a universal language.
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  • Suddenly we caught a strong emanation, in the universal language.

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  • To make his native tongue a universal language was beyond him.

  • The universal language of humanity is neither Volapuk, nor Esperanto, nor Ido.

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  • But as to the first, when all men are brothers, why not a universal language?

    Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • The order of signs itself forms to an extent a universal language.

    The Deaf Harry Best

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