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encasement

or in·case·ment

[en-keys-muh nt or in-keys-muh nt]
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noun
  1. the act of encasing.
  2. the state of being encased.
  3. something that encases; case.
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Origin of encasement

First recorded in 1735–45; encase + -ment
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