inclusive

adjective in·clu·sive \ in-ˈklü-siv , -ziv \

Definition of inclusive

1 :comprehending stated limits or extremes
  • from Monday to Friday inclusive
2 a :broad in orientation or scope
b :covering or intended to cover all items, costs, or services

inclusively

adverb

inclusiveness

noun

Examples of inclusive in a Sentence

  1. a butterfly expert with an inclusive knowledge of his subject

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First Known Use of inclusive

15th century


INCLUSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

inclusive

adjective

Definition of inclusive for English Language Learners

  • : covering or including everything

  • : open to everyone : not limited to certain people

  • : including the stated limits and everything in between


INCLUSIVE Defined for Kids

inclusive

adjective in·clu·sive \ in-ˈklü-siv , -ziv \

Definition of inclusive for Students

1 :covering everything or all important points
  • an inclusive price
2 :including the stated limits and all in between
  • from ages three to ten inclusive


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