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noun ubiq·ui·ty \yü-ˈbi-kwə-tē\

Definition of ubiquity

  1. :  presence everywhere or in many places especially simultaneously :  omnipresence

Origin and Etymology of ubiquity

Latin ubique everywhere, from ubi where + -que, enclitic generalizing particle; akin to Latin quis who and to Latin -que and — more at who, sesqui-

First Known Use: 1579

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