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all-inclusive

[awl-in-kloo-siv]
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adjective
  1. including everything; comprehensive.
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Origin of all-inclusive

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.


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.

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