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en·com·pass / enˈkəmpəs/ • v. [tr.] surround and have or hold within: a vast halo encompassing the Milky Way galaxy. ∎  include comprehensively: no studies encompass all aspects of medical care. DERIVATIVES: en·com·pass·ment n.

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