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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 in•clu•sive /ɪnˈklusɪv/
USA pronunciation adj.
including the limit or extremes of (usually two numbers): from 6 to 37 inclusive ( = including 6 and 37). [after a noun ]
including everything: an inclusive fee. Idioms
Idioms inclusive of, including: [after a noun ] the plan involving Europe inclusive of Britain.
in•clu•sive•ness, n. [ uncountable ] WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020 in•clu•sive
(in klo̅o̅ ′siv), USA pronunciation adj.
including the stated limit or extremes in consideration or account: from 6 to 37 inclusive.
including a great deal, or including everything concerned; comprehensive: an inclusive art form; an inclusive fee.
that includes; enclosing; embracing.
Grammar(of the first person plural) including the person or persons spoken to, as we in Shall we dance? Cf. exclusive (def. 12). Idioms inclusive of, including; also taking into account: Europe, inclusive of the British Isles, is negotiating new trade agreements.
in•clu ′sive•ly, adv.
in•clu ′sive•ness, n.
Medieval Latin inclūsīvus, equivalent. to Latin inclūs( us) (see incluse) + -īvus - ive late Middle English 1400–50
2. overall, general, all-encompassing. See corresponding entry in Unabridged 3. including, comprising. See corresponding entry in Unabridged
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inclusive / ɪnˈkluːsɪv/ adj ( postpositive) followed by of: considered together (with): capital inclusive of profit ( postpositive) including the limits specified: Monday to Friday inclusive is five days comprehensive (of a disjunction) true if at least one of its component propositions is true inˈclusively adv inˈclusiveness n
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