all-inclusive

adjective
all-in·​clu·​sive | \ ˌȯl-in-ˈklü-siv How to pronounce all-inclusive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of all-inclusive

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: including everything a broader and more nearly all-inclusive view especially : sold for one price that includes charges and fees that are often added separately The development of the "all-inclusive" tourist package in which flights, airport transfers, hotel accommodations, meals, drinks, entertainment, sports facilities, excursions, et cetera, are paid in full in advance … — Kamala Kempadoo

all-inclusive

noun
plural all-inclusives

Definition of all-inclusive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a resort that charges one fee that includes the price of a room, meals, beverages, and all other expenses : an all-inclusive resort a vacation at an all-inclusive Tapping into the luxury market has not been easy for all-inclusives, which are saddled with stereotypes about garish plastic armbands and warmed-over buffet-style meals.— Jacqueline Detwiler

Other Words from all-inclusive

Adjective

all-inclusiveness noun

First Known Use of all-inclusive

Adjective

1702, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1984, in the meaning defined above

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“All-inclusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-inclusive. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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