part and parcel

noun

Definition of part and parcel

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

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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. al.com, "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 And those are always going to be part and parcel of me. Joe Yonan, The Seattle Times, "Jaggery, tamarind and ghee: Nik Sharma sets a multicultural, seasonal table," 16 Oct. 2018 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

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First Known Use of part and parcel

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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