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verb [transitive] include pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈkluːd/
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present tense
present participleincluding
past tenseincluded
past participleincluded
  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 petrol.

  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.

    Only 20 per cent of British restaurants include British wine on their wine lists.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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