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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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Confluences of culture did effectively penetrate national boundaries, but their presence and encompassment differs from one market to another.
Schlegel and Hermann Ulrici in the nineteenth century and reiterated by Tillyard in the twentieth, McAlindon is interested in recovering "the fascinating nature of the play's construction, its unique encompassment in what seems like a single world and a unified work" (23-24).
White insists on the encompassment of history--of any knowledge of the past--by language: 'Every verbal proposition about a particular thing existing in an absolute past .
Though with no interest in these formal elements of projection and encompassment, one commentator notes this as a portrait of Whistler's mistress, suggesting a possible irony in the fact that novels about artist's mistresses were very popular in the day (Curry 197).
Encompassment -- is sufficiently broad and inclusive to eliminate unnecessary additional definitions but is restrictive enough to have clear meaning.
Or, finally, does it linger in some twilight of indecision and encompassment sweeping up almost anything in its path?
I grant you the encephalitis outbreak, which appears to be a genuine medical problem, and I could extend my encompassment of health stories even to include Kevorkian, since he is promoting a "therapy," though of a most peculiar sort.
That is regrettable, for her claim that the whole experience of modernity is intimately tied to manifestic practices--both routed through that hard-to-pin universal subject--is quite an example of encompassment indeed.
vwa/, a shift from back vowel to front, from rounded to unrounded and open; the mouth articulates encompassment and projection, as we, while remaining spectators, are thrust forward towards the children.
On this point, what differentiates the present model from the garden-variety encompassment argument (where centralization always implies better performance) is that it explicitly recognizes the distributive preferences of unions.
In this view, modernity is regarded as a "strategy of conceptual encompassment of local life-worlds" that constitutes a relationship of power and which objectifies, encompasses, and transcends the concrete realities of place (Ibid.
Rosenthal points to the basic conflict of the poem in observing that "In a single leap of feeling, it identifies sexual elation (in the full sense of the richest kind of encompassment of life) with its opposite, death's nothingness" (74).
Wherever," answered Bill, raising and spreading his arms in a grand gesture of encompassment, taking in the world.
Block Designer serves as the integrating paradigm through a unique process, dubbed encompassment, that seamlessly unites all capture methods for the designer.
One of them consists in volunteers performing acts of discursive encompassment through which certain collectivities of other people, such as 'the community', 'the nation', 'society' or even 'humanity', are said to be the objects of their (self-proclaimed) ethical activities.