part and parcel


: an essential or integral component
stress was part and parcel of the job

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And, as seems to come part and parcel with nearly every ultra-luxury (and not so luxury) whiskey release these days, this bottle has its own NFT. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 1 Mar. 2023 But moments like this have been part and parcel with trips to Los Angeles for much of Diamondbacks history. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 21 Sep. 2022 That superficiality feels part and parcel with the series as a whole. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Apr. 2022 Zuckerberg suggested that Reality Labs expense cuts would be part and parcel to broader company-wide streamlining, as opposed to a fundamental retreat from the sector. Jacob Carpenter, Fortune, 2 Feb. 2023 To be clear, some City Hall insiders say, sharp elbows are part and parcel of Boston politics, and that friction on the council is nothing new. Danny Mcdonald,, 29 Sep. 2022 Movement is part and parcel of the labor market, and there’s no fighting the tide. Kweilin Ellingrud, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 Anxiousness is certainly part and parcel of the FoMO phenomenon. Anna Kaufman, USA TODAY, 20 Jan. 2023 Shocking family revelations are part and parcel of Finding Your Roots, the PBS genealogy show hosted by Harvard academic Henry Louis Gates. Marlow Stern, Rolling Stone, 15 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of part and parcel was in the 15th century

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“Part and parcel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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