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Meaning of world

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in
             scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither
             national nor continental but planetary"; "a world
             crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: {global},
             {planetary}, {world(a)}, {worldwide}, {world-wide}]
      n 1: everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution
           of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence" [syn:
           {universe}, {existence}, {creation}, {world}, {cosmos},
      2: people in general; especially a distinctive group of people
         with some shared interest; "the Western world" [syn: {world},
      3: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to
         you; "his world was shattered"; "we live in different
         worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as
         trees were" [syn: {world}, {reality}]
      4: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the
         Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
         [syn: {Earth}, {earth}, {world}, {globe}]
      5: people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the
         eyes of the public" [syn: {populace}, {public}, {world}]
      6: a part of the earth that can be considered separately; "the
         outdoor world"; "the world of insects"
      7: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and
         the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of
         the world" [syn: {worldly concern}, {earthly concern},
         {world}, {earth}]
      8: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the
         world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because
         `mankind' seemed to slight the women" [syn: {world}, {human
         race}, {humanity}, {humankind}, {human beings}, {humans},
         {mankind}, {man}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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