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verb [transitive] include pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈklud/
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  1. 1
    [never progressive] to contain someone or something as a part
    The price includes dinner, bed, and breakfast.
    Durable goods include such items as cars, computers, and electrical appliances.
    The proposals include increasing the tax on gasoline.
  2. 2
    to make someone or something part of a group, set, or collection of things
    Please include a photograph of yourself with your application.
    include something in/on something: His work was recently included in an exhibition of young painters.
    Well over 50 percent of New York restaurants now include New York wines on their wine lists.

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