ubiquitous

[ yoo-bik-wi-tuh s ]
/ yuˈbɪk wɪ təs /

adjective

existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.

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Origin of ubiquitous

First recorded in 1830–40; ubiquit(y) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for ubiquitous

ubiquitous
/ (juːˈbɪkwɪtəs) /

adjective

having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent

Derived forms of ubiquitous

ubiquitously, adverbubiquity or ubiquitousness, noun

Word Origin for ubiquitous

C14: from Latin ubīque everywhere, from ubī where
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