The Chinese word 普遍 means “universal” or “widespread”. It is often used to describe something that is common or prevalent throughout a particular region or group of people. For example, you might say that a certain type of food is 普遍 in a certain area, or that a particular belief or practice is 普遍 among a particular group of people. It can also be used to describe something that is generally accepted or recognized as true.
Adjective: universal, general
|这种现象在全球普遍存在||zhè zhǒng xiànxiàng zài quánqiú pǔbiàn cúnzài||This phenomenon is universally present worldwide|
|这种观点在学术界并不普遍||zhè zhǒng guāndiǎn zài xuéshù jiè bìng bù pǔbiàn||This viewpoint is not widely accepted in the academic community|
|对于这个问题，普遍存在两种不同的看法||duìyú zhège wèntí, pǔbiàn cúnzài liǎng zhǒng bùtóng de kànfǎ||There are two different opinions that are widely held regarding this issue|
|这种现象在年轻人中尤为普遍||zhè zhǒng xiànxiàng zài niánqīngrén zhōng yóu wéi pǔbiàn||This phenomenon is particularly common among young people|
|这种药品在医院很普遍||zhè zhǒng yàopǐn zài yīyuàn hěn pǔbiàn||This medicine is widely used in hospitals|
|在这个国家，贫困现象普遍存在||zài zhège guójiā, pínkùn xiànxiàng pǔbiàn cúnzài||Poverty is a widespread phenomenon in this country|
|他的观点虽然不普遍，但是却很有道理||tā de guāndiǎn suīrán bù pǔbiàn, dànshì què hěn yǒu dàolǐ||Although his viewpoint is not widely accepted, it is very reasonable|
普遍 is part of HSK Level 4 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 3.