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Share the universe
the Union Jack
the United Nations
the upper crust
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“The universe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20universe. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.
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