Definition of quasi-universal in English:

quasi-universal

adjective

  • Almost or virtually universal; apparently or supposedly universal.

noun

  • A term or concept of almost universal application; (also) something thought of or treated as universal in application, but which is in strict terms not so.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Whig Review. From quasi- + universal.

Pronunciation

quasi-universal

/ˌkweɪzʌɪjuːnɪˈvəːsl//ˌkwɑːzijuːnɪˈvəːsl/