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1. The whole extent of the universe or everything that exists everywhere.
2. A very large or very general frame of reference.
3. The total or entire complex structure of something: "the macrocosm of war".
4. A representation of a smaller unit or entity by a larger one, presumably of a similar structure.
5. The great world or universe; the universe considered as a whole; as opposed to microcosm.
6. A complex structure; such as, the world or the universe, considered as a single entity that contains numerous similar smaller-scale structures.
macrocosm, microcosm
macrocosm (MAK ruh kahz" uhm) (noun)
A great and universal complex structure that represents one of its components on a large scale: The assignment for the astronomy class was to create a macrocosm of one star in the Milky Way.
microcosm (MIGH kruh kahz" uhm) (noun)
Small, little, representing the epitome of a larger entity: The diversity of the residents in the tall residential building appeared to represent a microcosm of the population of the city.

"Think GLOBAL, buy LOCAL" is an example of balancing the concepts of macrocosm and microcosm.

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macrocosm (MAK ruh kahz" uhm) (s) (noun), macrocosms (pl)
1. The entirety of something that is encompassing the universe: The earth is but a speck in the macrocosm.
2. Etymology: from Greek makros, "great, large" + cosmos, "world, universe", which also includes cosmic, cosmos, and cosmopolitan; "at home anywhere in the world"; as well as, microcosm, literally "little world".
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