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encompass (someone or something) in (something)

To include or contain someone or something in something. Do you plan to encompass current residents in this rate hike?
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encompass someone or something (with)in something

to surround or include someone or something within the domain or span of something. We encompassed the group within our administrative area. They could not encompass our neighborhood in the new school district.
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The Shops at Atlas Park, New York City's soon-to-be, first-ever lifestyle retail center, has completed its first phase of pre-construction, which encompassed an initial site preparation as well as the demolition of six buildings.
He realized, however, that the Las Campanas survey still encompassed too small a sample to prove that astronomers had found the limits of cosmic structure.
Finally, we note that corporations are encompassed in the term "person" (and, hence, we submit, "people") under the Internal Revenue Code.
His experiments with paper architecture conducted over the last 10 years or so have encompassed exhibition stands, a house for himself and a gallery of exquisite simplicity in Tokyo (AR August 1995).
Combining ASEA, a Swedish engineering group with Swiss competitor Brown Boveri and then adding more than 100 companies in Europe and the U.S., he created a $30 billion player with a portfolio that encompassed marketing electric power generation and transmission equipment, high-speed trains, automation and robotics, and environmental control to markets worldwide.
Thirty years ago the standard Petipa-Ivanov version of Swan Lake, which this year celebrates its centenary, was but seventy years old, so those three decades have encompassed something like a third of the lifespan of a ballet accepted as an almost ancient classic.
The parties agreed that it was necessary only to focus on the process encompassed by the COSO components and to determine whether
The attributes, activities, and capabilities encompassed by "physician-technical" were found to be the most important element in terms of both rank and weight (6.2 to 18.3).