Examples of encompass in a Sentence
The district encompasses most of the downtown area.
a neighborhood encompassed by a highway
Recent Examples of encompass from the Web
These global races encompass the most difficult terrain in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.
Nobody had the nerve to challenge his all-encompassing power.
Laland is a high-profile advocate for the idea of niche construction, a term from evolutionary theory that encompasses burrows, beaver dams and nests of birds and termites.
On June 17, National Institute of Flamenco executive director Eva Encinias-Sandoval will give a free flamenco lecture at the National Hispanic Cultural Center encompassing the event’s history.
In fact, the changes go beyond questions of medium to encompass even the tone of movies at the festival.
The property encompasses buildings from the northeast corner of St. Francis and St. Joseph streets, and stretches down Royal Street from St. Joseph, and from St. Francis to St. Michael streets.
The undertaking encompasses his recordings of such fare, which have then been made available through his website, www.mcguinn.com.
The all-encompassing joy that Ryan experiences each time Ryan lands a chip square in the 10,000 slot?
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Origin and Etymology of encompass
First Known Use: 14th century
ENCOMPASS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encompass for English Language Learners
: to include (something) as a part
: to cover or surround (an area)
ENCOMPASS Defined for Kids
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