universal element

universal element

[¦yü·nə¦vər·səl ′el·ə·mənt]
(mathematics)
An element of a Boolean algebra that includes every element of the algebra.
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I am not saying that I will not show interest in different films, but I think we should always find a universal element in films.
While Mr Taylor isn't saying the concessions should be scrapped for everyone, he does argue that the universal element of such benefits should be discontinued.
In contrast to England, where maintenance support for students will be based on loans, we propose a significant universal element of maintenance support for full-time students, meaning students from Wales will face a significantly lower average level of debt on leaving university than those from England.
But after 70 years, Tel Aviv Councilman Eran Lev thought it was time to add a universal element to the commemoration.
This final description may give hint of the universal element in Toibin's rendering of the central woman in the Christian story.
No, it is not uncomfortable to wear, and while the sound level comfort depends from individual to individual, the universal element is the ability to isolate from ambient noise.
Robert Pastor, the director at the Center for North American Studies at American University, said job losses and gains under NAFTA can be credited to a universal element in global commerce: competition.
Brigadier David Allfrey, producer of the spectacle, said: "These celebrated characters are a universal element in our national mix.
The reader is jump-started by Paul Julian Smith's "Almodovar on Television: Industry and Thematics," a clearly articulated essay commenting on the recurring theme of television, an almost universal element in Almodovar's films and a source of funding for many of his projects.
By contrast, pieces that incorporate some universal element, notably pathos--the hotel stationary drawings, The Happy End of Franz Kafka's "Amerika", the painted and sculptural self-portraits, the Dear Painter, Paint for Me and 1980s No Problem series, among others--are more readable and thus usually more likable, though it should be noted that with Kippenberger pathos is often at least part phony, or, more accurately, simultaneously insincere and sincere.
There must be some universal element, which means it can be performed anywhere.
The universal element of this statement need not concern us, but does it apply to the local Israeli scene, and to Shas in particular?

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