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[ yoo-bik-wi-tee ]


  1. the state or capacity of being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresence:

    the ubiquity of magical beliefs.

  2. (initial capital letter) Theology. the omnipresence of God or Christ.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ubiquity1

1570–80; < New Latin ubiquitās, equivalent to Latin ubīqu ( e ) everywhere + -itās -ity

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Example Sentences

Those questions of scale and ubiquity have changed our media and communications landscape, and both Democrats and Republicans alike have questioned what Section 230 should look like going forward.

To voting-rights advocates, the convenience and ubiquity of drop boxes is one of their chief selling points.

You may bristle at the ubiquity of condensed cream soups and Velveeta in ingredient lists, but there’s nothing stopping you from avoiding the chemical maelstrom and making your own cream of mushroom soup and processed cheese.

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The results come as big tech has come under increasingly scrutiny for their ubiquity and how they wield their influence.

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When first described by primatologist Sara Hrdy, even hard-eyed biologists had a difficult time accepting the ubiquity of male-takeover infanticide, and even—until recently—its “naturalness.”

A great benefit of the ubiquity of the Internet in the developed world has been the facilitation of a new age of entrepreneurship.

“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.

With its growing ubiquity, there is no denying the influence of the sharing economy this holiday.

Yet his ubiquity symbolizes the dissolving of more barriers between gay and straight.

While the end of prohibition brought an end to the alcohol black market in America, the ubiquity of it brought its own problems.

His sensual curiosity, his elasticity, his ubiquity of mind reappeared.

It originated no doubt in sublime conceptions of divine omnipotence and ubiquity.

This diabolical man seems to have possessed the gift of ubiquity.

Strange is the ubiquity of the crows; one sees them in middle India, China, and Japan.

For general ubiquity as a species, commend me to the American robin, whether of the eastern or western type.


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