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
Her interests and writings encompassed the traditional canonical American writers like Emerson and Thoreau.
Her ruling also encompassed a less publicized legal challenge filed by Kansas voter Parker Bednasek, which is not limited to motor-voter applicants cited in the ACLU and therefore affects all Kansas voters.
The continuing resolutions of January and February encompassed commitments to funding CHIP and other programs for children in low-income households.
The 2nd congressional district encompasses much of Montgomery and southeastern Alabama.
The Enemy Underground Sunday, 8 p.m., Smithsonian Channel But the Saipan campaign encompassed more than the story of one of the costliest American victories in the Pacific.
Neighborhood clash unfolds in Mesa The Glenwood-Wilbur Historic District encompasses a few short blocks near downtown Mesa's core.
Among the Republicans who voted against the bill was U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, whose West Texas district encompasses 800 miles of the Mexican border, including the new tent detention camp for teen immigrants at Tornillo.
The raccoon that captivated America this week encompassed this duality.
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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)
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