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verb [transitive] formal encompass pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈkʌmpəs/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleencompassing
past tenseencompassed
past participleencompassed
  1. to include a lot of people or things
    The student debates will encompass a range of subjects.
    1. a.
      to include or surround an area completely
      His kingdom encompassed 890 square miles.


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