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inclusive

used in a sentence
3 meanings
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1  —as in:
an inclusive group
Definition including all kinds of people in a non-discriminatory manner
  • We see better solutions from inclusive problem-solving teams.
inclusive = including all kinds of people in a non-discriminatory manner
  • We have a diverse and inclusive board.
inclusive = including all kinds of people in a non-discriminatory manner

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2  —as in:
all-inclusive vacation
Definition including much or everything

or more rarely:  including something specifically identified
  • It's easier to budget because the resort is all-inclusive.
inclusive = including much or everything

or more rarely:  including something specifically identified
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Specifically, I ask developing countries to improve their governments, uphold the rule of law, combat corruption and adopt an inclusive approach to development,
    Kofi Annan
  • I want to have scrambled eggs for dinner without this ridiculous construction that a scrambled egg-inclusive meal is breakfast even when it occurs at dinnertime.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • inclusive = containing
  • A narrow vision is divisive, a broad vision expansive. But a divine vision is all-inclusive.
    H. H. Swami Tejomayananda
  • I think, Watson, that we must spare time to run down together on Saturday morning and make sure that this curious and inclusive investigation has no untoward ending.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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3  —as in:
10 to 20 inclusive
Definition including stated limits
  • I was grouped with students who scored 53% to 64% inclusive.
inclusive = including stated limits
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • 80% of the class scored between 75 and 95 inclusive.
  • inclusive = including stated limits
  • ...usually from Monday morning till Saturday night, both days inclusive.
    Charles Dickens  --  Barnaby Rudge

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