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English adjective: cosmopolitan

1. cosmopolitan growing or occurring in many parts of the world


SamplesA cosmopolitan herb.
Cosmopolitan in distribution.


Synonymswidely distributed


Domain categorybionomics, ecology, environmental science


Antonymsendemic

2. cosmopolitan composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests


SamplesHis cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds.
The ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt.
That queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks.


Similartraveled, travelled


Antonymsprovincial

3. cosmopolitan of worldwide scope or applicability


SamplesAn issue of cosmopolitan import.
The shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time.
Universal experience.


Synonymsecumenical, general, oecumenical, universal, world-wide, worldwide


Similarcomprehensive


Antonymsincomprehensive, noncomprehensive


English noun: cosmopolitan

1. cosmopolitan (person) a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries


Synonymscosmopolite


Broader (hypernym)man of the world, sophisticate


Narrower (hyponym)globetrotter, world traveler









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