Definition of 'encompass'
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The symptoms of an allergy vary from individual to individual and can literally encompass the whole body. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)The astonishing thing is that this parttime composer produced gigantic masterpieces encompassing whole worlds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Will it encompass a range of policies from health to education and crime? Times, Sunday Times (2007)And this is not just confined to the big companies but also encompasses smaller firms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But that is a sign of the complexity his engrossing book encompasses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It encompasses the whole of society. Taking Child Abuse Seriously: Contemporary issues in child protection theory and practice (1990)Her book encompasses lots of goodbyes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Egypt, was meant to encompass the whole world of learning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The general roles will encompass a wide range of tasks from distributing uniforms and checking tickets to assisting spectators and competitors with directions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is a brilliant book, encompassing themes way beyond the narrow confines of sport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is about the ideas that these objects encompass; about the meanings they carry in our modern life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These models encompassed a broad range from the smaller to the larger class of automobile but with the main emphasis on the middle-class vehicle. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)No single definition, no matter how detailed or succinct, can encompass the whole. Christianity Today (2000)Like the historical approach, it is a large umbrella, encompassing a range of disciplines. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)The Baroque approach also encompassed music, costume and performance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The term human resource management, is used in this book because it encompasses the management of people as well as the administration of personnel systems. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)It also encompasses concerns with important issues such as low pay, union rights and women's refuges. The Sun (2015)
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British English: encompass VERB
If something encompasses particular things, it includes them.
...the extra services, which start next year and encompass a wide range of special interests.
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