English version

encompass

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishencompassen‧com‧pass /ɪnˈkʌmpəs/ ●○○ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 INCLUDEto include a wide range of ideas, subjects, etc 🔊 The study encompasses the social, political, and economic aspects of the situation.2 AROUND/ROUNDto completely cover or surround something 🔊 The houses encompassed about 100 square metres.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
encompassThe Presidio encompasses 1,400 acres and 848 buildings.At least the house's symmetrical plan made it easy to encompass.Moreover, students in colleges encompass a wide age range and exhibit very varying academic abilities and communication skills.This was not confined to security information but encompassed any information which was not in the interests of the state to disclose.Thus, he differentiates between two different ideas which might be encompassed by the concept of equality.One more step and she would be confronted by its face - a face that would encompass her own death.The Hindu religion encompasses many widely differing forms of worship.But if each word stands for a whole concept and its many connotations, then a unique seven-word sentence can encompass much.It was a fruitful discussion which encompassed several different viewpoints.Birnbaum's career encompassed television, radio, newspapers, and guidebooks.Her hauntingly beautiful face seemed to perfectly encompass the vulnerability of adolescence.
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Verb table
encompass
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyencompass
he, she, itencompasses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyencompassed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave encompassed
he, she, ithas encompassed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad encompassed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill encompass
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have encompassed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam encompassing
he, she, itis encompassing
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you, we, theyare encompassing
Past
I, he, she, itwas encompassing
you, we, theywere encompassing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been encompassing
he, she, ithas been encompassing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been encompassing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be encompassing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been encompassing
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