encompassing

  • 1 encompassing — adj. closely enveloping or surrounding on all sides. Syn: ambient, enveloping, surrounding(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 Encompassing — 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;… …

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  • 3 encompassing — adjective 1. broad in scope or content across the board pay increases an all embracing definition blanket sanctions against human rights violators an invention with broad applications a panoptic study of Soviet nationality T.G.Winner granted him… …

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  • 4 encompassing — en·com·pass || ɪn kÊŒmpÉ™s v. surround, enclose, hem in, circumscribe …

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  • 5 encompassing a wide area — index extensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 act of encompassing — index coverage (scope) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 all-encompassing — index unqualified (unlimited) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 all-encompassing — adjective broad in scope or content across the board pay increases an all embracing definition blanket sanctions against human rights violators an invention with broad applications a panoptic study of Soviet nationality T.G.Winner granted him… …

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  • 9 all-encompassing — /awl en kum peuh sing/, adj. all embracing. * * * …

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  • 10 all-encompassing — adjective including everything; universal …

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  • 11 Irreligion in the United States — Encompassing atheism, agnosticism, deism, skepticism, freethought, secular humanism or general secularism, various polls have put the population of non religious North Americans at around 20 million people. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp… …

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  • 12 Religion (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of religion Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas William Desmond Gabriel Marcel (1889–1973), Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) and Emmanuel Levinas (1906–) seem like a mere aggregate of thinkers. Jaspers, a German thinker who coined the phrase Existenz… …

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  • 13 New Jersey — This article is about the U.S. state of New Jersey. For other uses, see New Jersey (disambiguation). NJ redirects here. For other uses, see Nj (disambiguation) …

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  • 14 List of peninsulas — A peninsula is a piece of land that is nearly surrounded by water but connected to mainland via an isthmus. A peninsula can also be a headland, cape, island promontory, bill, point, or spit. [ [http://www.britannica.com/ebi/article 9276348… …

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  • 15 Historical powers — include great powers, nations, or empires in history. The term Great power represent the most important world powers. In a modern context, recognised great powers came about first in Europe during the post Napoleonic era.[1] The formalization of… …

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  • 16 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 17 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 18 MTV — This article is about the television channel. For other uses, see MTV (disambiguation). MTV Launched August 1, 1981 Owned by MTV Networks (Viacom) Picture format …

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  • 19 Geography of Somalia — Africa s easternmost country. Somalia has a land area of 637,540 square kilometers. Somalia occupies the tip of a region commonly referred to as the Horn of Africa (because of its resemblance on the map to a rhinoceros horn) that also includes… …

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  • 20 Hurricane, Utah — Infobox Settlement official name = Hurricane, Utah settlement type = City nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = Hurricane, Utah in 1929 image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of Hurricane, Utah mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision …

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