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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The crisis over identity is part and parcel of a larger unraveling. . Nr Interview, National Review, "Identity Politics Runs Much Deeper than Politics," 27 Aug. 2019 The photo is the photo but the need to proclaim the apparent deception is part and parcel of the expository nature of her work. Michelle Tea, Harper's magazine, "Stonewall at Fifty," 22 June 2019 This lower level of nationalism is part and parcel of an overall leftward tilt among the Gen Z cohort. Matthew Yglesias, Vox, "The youngest American adults are the least nationalistic," 26 June 2019 The changes in the world are part and parcel of a story that’s deeply rooted in its characters. Liz Shannon Miller, The Verge, "Russell T. Davies’ miniseries Years and Years is Black Mirror with a heart," 24 June 2019 Maisel said such efforts were part and parcel of the MAA's economic development role., "Mobile Airport Authority jumps to fix Airbus bond issue," 15 June 2019 That element is part and parcel of the throwback spirit of the play, winningly performed by its two stars, especially the superb Shannon. Kyle Smith, National Review, "An Anti–Me Too Play — from a Surprising Perspective, and from the 1980s," 7 June 2019 String theory is part and parcel of quantum field theory. Peter Byrne, Quanta Magazine, "Waiting for the Revolution," 24 May 2013 But the Times op-ed page as a whole appears to believe this is something you — not journalists but you, the reader, average person — should be doing, part and parcel of good citizenship. Dylan Matthews, Vox, "The “why can’t we all just get along” theory of politics," 3 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of part and parcel

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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