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 Dictionary entry overview: What does all-encompassing mean? 

  The adjective ALL-ENCOMPASSING has 1 sense:

1. broad in scope or content

  Familiarity information: ALL-ENCOMPASSING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1all-encompassing [BACK TO TOP]


Broad in scope or content


across-the-board; all-embracing; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; blanket; encompassing; panoptic; extensive; broad; wide

Context examples:

across-the-board pay increases / an all-embracing definition / blanket sanctions against human-rights violators / an invention with broad applications / a panoptic study of Soviet nationality / granted him wide powers


comprehensive (including all or everything)

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