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1. The entire world; the universe.
2. A system reflecting on a large scale one of its component systems or parts.
[Medieval Latin macrocosmus : Greek makro-, macro- + Greek kosmos, world.]
1. a complex structure, such as the universe or society, regarded as an entirety, as opposed to microcosms, which have a similar structure and are contained within it
2. any complex entity regarded as a complete system in itself
[C16: via French and Latin from Greek makros kosmos great world]
mac•ro•cosm(ˈmæk rəˌkɒz əm)
the universe considered as a whole (opposed to microcosm).
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|Noun||1.||macrocosm - everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"|
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man
extragalactic nebula, galaxy - (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'"
closed universe - (cosmology) a universe that is spatially closed and in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amounts of dark matter
estraterrestrial body, extraterrestrial object - a natural object existing outside the earth and outside the earth's atmosphere
natural order - the physical universe considered as an orderly system subject to natural (not human or supernatural) laws
nature - the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.; "they tried to preserve nature as they found it"
macrocosm[ˈmækrəʊkɒzəm] N → macrocosmo m
macrocosm[ˈmækrəʊkɒzəm] n [universe, society] → macrocosme m
macrocosm[ˈmækrəˌkɒzəm] n → macrocosmo
1. el universo como representación del ser humano;
2. el universo considerado como un todo.