part and parcel


Definition of part and parcel

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

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Lauren is also paterfamilias of a unit that is part and parcel of his legacy. Pamela Hanson, Town & Country, "Ralph Lauren Talks Family, Fashion, and His Global Empire's 50th Anniversary," 10 Oct. 2018 That's not necessarily something other countries should want to replicate: well-paying construction jobs are part and parcel of the benefit of solar energy. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Are super-cheap solar fields in the Middle East just loss-leaders?," 8 Oct. 2018 Male bonding is part and parcel of some men’s violence against women. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "Brett Kavanaugh and the hidden cost of male bonding," 26 Sep. 2018 Viewing migrants as a threat is part and parcel of Trump’s larger unilateralist vision, with its drawing back from traditional alliances and push for trade war. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "President Trump sees immigration as a defense issue.," 22 June 2018 And the details in our home are part and parcel to that. Nora Deligter, Vogue, "On the Registry: The Homeware Curator Who Hoped for Dior Wine Glasses," 28 June 2018 Ballot challenges are part and parcel of the political process. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "'An entire generation ... underrepresented': Why Millennials avoid local government," 27 June 2018 How Title IX Gave Rise to the Dad Fan Mari Uyehara on how, from Chloe Kim to Brandi Chastain, Dad Fandom became as part and parcel of Dadhood as cracking a cold beer or telling bad jokes. Mari Uyehara, GQ, "How Title IX Gave Rise to the Dad Fan," 11 June 2018 DeVos' critics, meanwhile, saw her cutback of loan relief for Corinthian students as part and parcel of a more indulgent approach to for-profit higher education firms. Michael Hiltzik,, "A federal court gives defrauded Corinthian College students a victory over Betsy DeVos," 29 May 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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