encompassment
noun see encompass

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Encompassment — En*com pass*ment, n. The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded; circumvention. [1913 Webster] By this encompassment and drift of question. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encompassment — index blockade (enclosure), coverage (scope), enclosure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • encompassment — See encompass. * * * …   Universalium

  • encompassment — n. act of encircling, surrounding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encompassment — en·com·pass·ment …   English syllables

  • encompassment — noun including entirely • Derivationally related forms: ↑encompass • Hypernyms: ↑inclusion …   Useful english dictionary

  • encompass — encompassment, n. /en kum peuhs/, v.t. 1. to form a circle about; encircle; surround: He built a moat to encompass the castle. 2. to enclose; envelop: The folds of a great cloak encompassed her person. 3. to include comprehensively: a work that… …   Universalium

  • ἐμπεριλήψει — ἐμπερίληψις encompassment fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ἐμπεριλήψεϊ , ἐμπερίληψις encompassment fem dat sg (epic) ἐμπερίληψις encompassment fem dat sg (attic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • In — In, prep. [AS. in; akin to D. & G. in, Icel. [=i], Sw. & Dan. i, OIr. & L. in, Gr. en. [root]197. Cf. 1st {In }, {Inn}.] The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In as much as — In In, prep. [AS. in; akin to D. & G. in, Icel. [=i], Sw. & Dan. i, OIr. & L. in, Gr. en. [root]197. Cf. 1st {In }, {Inn}.] The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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