Unicode

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U·ni·code

 (yo͞o′nĭ-kōd′)
n.
A character encoding standard for computer storage and transmission of the letters, characters, and symbols of most languages and writing systems.

Unicode

(ˈjuːnɪˌkəʊd)
n
(Computer Science) computing a character set for all languages