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all-inclusive

Definition:

broad in scope or content

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Comparative:

more all-inclusive

Superlative:

most all-inclusive

Similar to:

comprehensive

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

(in all-inclusiveness), earlier all-including (1848), from "all" + inclusive.
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

all-inclusive | comprehensive [synonym]

including everything; comprehensive (3 of 397 words, 7 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/all-inclusive

Wikipedia:

All-inclusive resort

a holiday resort that includes a minimum of three meals daily, soft drinks, most alcoholic drinks, gratuities and possibly other services in the price. Many also offer sports and other activities included in the price as well. They are often located in... (42 of 325 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/All-inclusive resort

Merriam-Webster:

all-inclusive | all-embracing [synonym] | all-in [British, synonym] | broad-gauge [British, synonym] | compendious [British, synonym] | complete [British, synonym] | comprehensive [British, synonym] | cover-all [British, synonym] | cyclopedic [British, synonym] | ...

including everything (2 of 94 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/all-inclusive

Oxford Dictionary:

all-inclusive

including everything or everyone | denoting or relating to a holiday in which all or most meals, drinks, and activities are included in the overall ... (24 of 58 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/all--inclusive

Macmillan British Dictionary:

all-inclusive

including everyone or everything, especially all the costs, charges, and services that make up the total price of something (19 of 49 words, 1 usage example)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/all-inclusive

Cambridge Dictionary:

all-inclusive

including everything (2 of 11 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/all-inclusive

Wiktionary:

all-inclusive

Providing all amenities, benefits or perquisites in a single package. (10 of 11 words, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/all-inclusive

American Heritage Dictionary:

all-inclusive | all-inclusiveness [noun, related]

Including everything; comprehensive. (3 of 8 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/all-inclusive

Random House Dictionary:

all-inclusive

including everything; comprehensive. (3 of 8 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/all-inclusive

New World Dictionary:

all-inclusive

including everything; comprehensive (3 of 6 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/all-inclusive

Columbia Encyclopedia:

blanket

sheet, usually of heavy woolen, or partly woolen, cloth, for use as a shawl, bed covering, or horse covering. The blanketmaking of primitive people is ... (25 of 172 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0807854​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

all-inclusive | all-inclusiveness [noun, derived]

including or encompassing everything that is expected or appropriate (9 of 17 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861685323​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Online Etymology:

all-inclusive

First use: 1882

Origin: (in all-inclusiveness), earlier all-including (1848), from "all" + inclusive.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=all-inclusive

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

all-inclusive

Audio: British English pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/all-inclusive

Macmillan American Dictionary:

all-inclusive

Audio: North American pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/all-inclusive

Cambridge Dictionary:

all-inclusive

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "all-inclusive"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "all-inclusive"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/all-inclusive

the Free Dictionary:

all-inclusive

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/all-inclusive

Google Dictionary:

all-inclusive

Audio: English pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=all-inclusive

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

all-inclusive

Audio: North American pronunciation of "all-inclusive"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=allin​02​w word=all-inclusive

YourDictionary Audio:

all-inclusive

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "all-inclusive" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/all-inclusive

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