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  • 1 Encompass — Encompass, the Enterprise Computing Association, is a computer user group for business customers of Hewlett Packard. Encompass s history begins with DECUS, founded in 1961, for customers of the Digital Equipment Corporation, which was acquired in …

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  • 2 Encompass — (сокр. от англ. Enterprise Computing Association)  сообщество пользователей компьютеров из числа коммерческих клиентов Hewlett Packard. История Encompass начинается с сообщества DECUS, основанного в 1961 году для клиентов компании DEC,… …

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  • 3 Encompass — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Encompass (significa Enterprise Computing Association) es un grupo de usuarios de computadoras destinado a los clientes de Hewlett Packard. Historia La historia de Encompass empieza con DECUS, fundada un 1961, para… …

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  • 4 Encompass — En*com pass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encompassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encompassing}.] To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage… …

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  • 5 encompass — I (include) verb adscribere, complecti, comprise, consist of, contain, continere, cover, embrace, hold, incorporate, span, subsume, take in associated concepts: encompass a broad cross section of the law II (surround) verb be circum …

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  • 6 encompass — [v1] surround, circumscribe beset, circle, compass, encircle, enclose, envelop, environ, gird, girdle, hem in, ring; concept 758 encompass [v2] include, contain admit, comprehend, comprise, cover, embody, embrace, have, hold, incorporate, involve …

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  • 7 encompass — [en kum′pəs, inkum′pəs] vt. 1. to shut in all around; surround; encircle 2. to contain; include 3. to bring about; achieve; contrive [to encompass its destruction] encompassment n …

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  • 8 encompass — 1550s, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) make, put in + COMPASS (Cf. compass). Related: Encompassed; encompasses; encompassing …

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  • 9 encompass — *surround, environ, encircle, circle, compass, hem, gird, girdle, ring Analogous words: envelop, *enclose, wall: circumscribe, confine (see LIMIT) …

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  • 10 encompass — ► VERB 1) surround and have or hold within. 2) include comprehensively …

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  • 11 encompass — UK [ɪnˈkʌmpəs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms encompass : present tense I/you/we/they encompass he/she/it encompasses present participle encompassing past tense encompassed past participle encompassed formal a) to include a lot of people or… …

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  • 12 encompass — verb Encompass is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑category, ↑definition Encompass is used with these nouns as the object: ↑range, ↑whole …

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  • 13 encompass — [[t]ɪnkʌ̱mpəs[/t]] encompasses, encompassing, encompassed 1) VERB If something encompasses particular things, it includes them. [V n] ...the extra services, which start next September and encompass a wide range of special interests... [V n] His… …

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  • 14 encompass — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a. to form a circle about ; enclose b. obsolete to go completely around 2. a. envelop b. include, comprehend …

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  • 15 encompass — encompassment, n. /en kum peuhs/, v.t. 1. to form a circle about; encircle; surround: He built a moat to encompass the castle. 2. to enclose; envelop: The folds of a great cloak encompassed her person. 3. to include comprehensively: a work that… …

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  • 16 encompass — en|com|pass [ ın kʌmpəs ] verb transitive FORMAL to include a lot of people or things: The student debates will encompass a range of subjects. a. to include or surround an area completely: His kingdom encompassed 890 square miles …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 encompass — verb 1) the apartment buildings encompass common recreational grounds, complete with swimming pool and tennis court Syn: surround, enclose, encircle, circumscribe, bound, border; literary gird, engird; rare compass See note at circumscribe 2) the …

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  • 18 encompass — Synonyms and related words: accouple, accumulate, add, admit, agglutinate, amalgamate, amass, articulate, assemble, assimilate, associate, band, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blend, blockade, bond, bound, box in, bracket, bridge, bridge over, cage,… …

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  • 19 encompass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. surround, encircle; contain. See inclusion, environment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To surround] Syn. encircle, compass, gird, envelop; see surround 1 , 2 . 2. [To include] Syn. embrace, comprise,… …

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  • 20 encompass — en|com|pass [ınˈkʌmpəs] v [T] formal 1.) to include a wide range of ideas, subjects, etc ▪ The study encompasses the social, political, and economic aspects of the situation. 2.) to completely cover or surround something ▪ The houses encompassed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English