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noun inclusion pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈkluːʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the action of including someone or something in a group, arrangement, document etc

    With the inclusion of Italy, the number of member countries increased to six.

    inclusion in:

    The findings will be considered for inclusion in the next report.

    be eligible/suitable for inclusion:

    Only one child in eight was eligible for inclusion in the study.

    1. a.
      [countable] something or someone that is added or included

      There were a few late inclusions.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the belief that all people should feel that they are included in society, even if they lack some advantages

    We are strongly committed to inclusion.

    social/economic inclusion


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