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world

1. the earth as a planet, esp including its inhabitants
2. mankind; the human race
3. the universe or cosmos; everything in existence
4. a complex united whole regarded as resembling the universe
5. any star or planet, esp one that might be inhabited
6. an area, sphere, or realm considered as a complete environment
7. Logic See possible world

world

[wərld]
(relativity)
Pertaining to Lorentz transformations and four-dimensional space-time, rather than rotations and three-dimensional space, as in world scalar, world vector, world line.
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The Childhelp Woman of the World Luncheon and Fashion Show will take place on Thursday April 30, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Opening her 15-date Woman of the World European tour, she delighted with a set picked smartly from her four studio albums, freshly arranged for guitar, piano and a string trio.