a perfect world

noun

: the best form of human society that one could want
In a perfect world, there would be no need for weapons.

Examples of a perfect world in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a perfect world, Luther would be singing the hook. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 24 Jan. 2024 In a perfect day, in a perfect world Going to the mountains where the air is crip, making good dinner, having a good sleep. Gen Handley, SPIN, 26 Dec. 2023 And while in a perfect world your travel partner will bring their own pair of binoculars, these are easy to adjust — simply twist the eye cups for your optimal fit — and therefore easy to share. Katie Jackson, Travel + Leisure, 9 Jan. 2024 Come Prepared–and Pre-Approved In a perfect world, Taggart would recommend prospective buyers submit all-cash offers. Kelsey Mulvey, Sunset Magazine, 27 Dec. 2023 Harvey’s In a perfect world, every neighborhood would have a place like Harvey’s, whose comforts-heavy menu is anchored in the traditions of home — and in the professional kitchens where owner Thomas Harvey apprenticed with some of Washington’s finest chefs. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2023 Be Prepared For Pushback In a perfect world, a business would be able to declare its stance on a topic, and a chorus of approval—or at most, a well-mannered murmur of disagreement—would follow. Leeza Hoyt, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 In a perfect world, the MBTA would have an asset management system that could predict when every piece of its infrastructure, down to the screws, would need fixing before something breaks down. Taylor Dolven, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Sep. 2023 In a perfect world— that is, a landscape in which Hollywood isn’t shut down by two crippling labor disputes — these films might be programmed alongside, say, a selection of Fincher’s favorite noir thrillers. Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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“A perfect world.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20perfect%20world. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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