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all-inclusive

[awl-in-kloo-siv] /ˈɔl ɪnˈklu sɪv/
adjective
1.
including everything; comprehensive.
Origin of all-inclusive
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • The all-inclusive narrative was not destined to get very far.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • It is all-inclusive and demands entire devotion from everybody.

    Soliloquies in England

    George Santayana
  • But, if God is all-inclusive mind, He must be the only thinker.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Our "free institutions" were self-sufficient and all-inclusive.

    Prowling about Panama George A. Miller
  • Only it must enlarge itself; its platform must be all-inclusive.

  • In this respect the church subject is fundamental and all-inclusive.

    The Last Reformation F. G. [Frederick George] Smith
  • Biologically the all-inclusive issue concerns the survival of the race.

  • So his first real step in his Critique of Pure Reason was to found himself on the all-inclusive law of scientific idealism.

  • Eucken is aware of the various Life-systems which present themselves on every side as all-inclusive.

British Dictionary definitions for all-inclusive

all-inclusive

adjective
1.
including everything; comprehensive
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Word Origin and History for all-inclusive
adj.

1813, from all + inclusive. Related: All-inclusively; all-inclusiveness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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