all-embracing

[ awl-em-brey-sing ]
/ ˈɔl ɛmˈbreɪ sɪŋ /

adjective

covering or applying to all; all-inclusive; blanket: an all-embracing definition.

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Also all-en·com·pass·ing [awl-en-kuhm-puh-sing] /ˈɔl ɛnˈkʌm pə sɪŋ/ .

Origin of all-embracing

First recorded in1820–30
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