I'm coding a database, and in that database I have a set of players. Players have attributes, but only some of these attributes are relevant for all sports.

Is there a nice, shorter term for "relevant for all sports"? I know it's a bit of a stretch, but it's worth a try.

  • I don't think there is a word thet means 'relevant for all sports'..are you looking for a word to replace relevant? – user66974 Dec 11 '14 at 7:44
  • @Josh61 - You're right. One word might be tricky. Two words would do fine, but the Mess Detector thinks three is too much for a column name. – Alec Dec 11 '14 at 7:48
  • +1 for the way you've phrased your request, making no unwarranted assumptions. – Edwin Ashworth Dec 11 '14 at 8:56
  • General or generic? – Carl Smith Dec 11 '14 at 23:18
  • Why not try thinking about that in English, and looking for an answer in English and then if you really have to, translating that answer into whatever language you want to use? – Robbie Goodwin Jun 4 '18 at 20:31

sport-agnostic might do, just as we have a language-agnostic tag in StackOverflow.


The term universally relevant could work, if the way it should be interpreted is obvious from the context.


you could try Global, like a global variable in programming.

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