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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pan Pacific's portfolio totals 138 properties, encompassing approximately 22.6 million square feet.
Pan Pacific's portfolio currently totals 138 properties, encompassing approximately 22.6 million square feet.
More than 500 exhibitors, encompassing all aspects of the real estate industry will be present at the trade show, which offers over 10,000 industry professionals "one-stop shopping" for all of their building and maintenance needs.
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In fact, renewal of lease notices mailed by Woolworth during this time expressly defined the leases as encompassing "all prior modifications." This meant that the leases would be renewed including a modification made by oval agreement for Woolworth to pay only rent based on gross sales rather than including a base rent for the outdoor space.