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    ubiquitous

    Can I say as follows using " ubiquitous"?


    We will be living in a world of ubiquitous because in the future, but uniquituos world can damage our lives. In other words, ubiquitous world can envade or disturb one's private life.

    ( If you see any problems, let me have your comments) Thanks a lot in advance.

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    Re: ubiquitous

    - ubiquitous is an adjective. We are, for example, living in a world where wireless [an adjective] communications [a noun] are becoming ubiquitous.

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    Last edited by BobK; 29-May-2007 at 14:51.

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    Re: ubiquitous

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    - ubiquitous is an adjective. We are, for example, living in a world where wireless [an adjective] communications [a noun] are becoming ubiquitous.

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    then, can I say the uniquitous world will affect/ or disturb your life?

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    Re: ubiquitous

    Ubiquitous means omnipresent, so no, you can't say that.
    Last edited by bianca; 29-May-2007 at 18:26.

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    Re: ubiquitous

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    then, can I say the uniquitous world will affect/ or disturb your life?

    I'm not sure what you're trying to say. I have come across the string of letters "uniquitous" sometimes, in the context of computers, but I have no idea what it's supposed to mean. Can you find it in any dictionary? If you can't, can you find a context in which it means something.

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    Re: ubiquitous

    Are you perhaps trying to use "iniquitous"?
    Last edited by Anglika; 29-May-2007 at 22:48. Reason: typo

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    Re: ubiquitous

    In that context ubiquitous is iniquitous indeed.
    Bob Where did you pick up uniquitous ? thanks

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    Re: ubiquitous

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    There seems to be a company that thinks that the combination of the uniqueness of their networking products, and the ubiquity of networking media, justifies the coining of this new w... (I can't say it)

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    Re: ubiquitous

    Ok I dig it, thank you Bob

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