universal set


Definition of universal set

: a set that contains all elements relevant to a particular discussion or problem : universe of discourse sense 2

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First Known Use of universal set

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Universal set.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/universal%20set. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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