part and parcel


Definition of part and parcel

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

Examples of part and parcel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That, like it or not, is part and parcel of the Senate's job. Michael Ryan, Star Tribune, "It's the GOP Senate's right and duty to replace Ginsburg," 22 Sep. 2020 Zoho’s pushing hard to make integration, say, with Mail and Writer and Cliq part and parcel of the platform. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Zoho debuts Workplace, a unified cloud workspace for its office apps," 10 Sep. 2020 But it should not be forgotten that black culture is part and parcel of American culture, across the board. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, "Against Disunion," 31 Aug. 2020 Hong Kong has always remained committed to ensuring press freedom, which is part and parcel of the city’s reputation as a vibrant international media hub and global business and financial center. WSJ, "Lai Arrest Has Nothing to Do With the Press," 23 Aug. 2020 This is part and parcel of a larger trend: Thanks to new advances in technology, human emotions are becoming increasingly measurable and quantifiable. Miri Polachek, Fortune, "5 companies that want to track your emotions," 22 Aug. 2020 The chitchat that’s so often part and parcel of a B&B stay just looks a little different now. Elizabeth Heath, Washington Post, "Amid coronavirus restrictions, can small inns and B&Bs retain their warm and cozy vibe?," 14 Aug. 2020 Inequalities and disparities between people are, after all, part and parcel of human nature. Cameron Hilditch, National Review, "The American Misunderstanding of Natural Rights," 12 Aug. 2020 The look was light, easy, and incredibly stylish—descriptors that are part and parcel with her modus operandi. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Angelina Steps Out in an Off-White Mask," 6 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of part and parcel

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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27 Sep 2020

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“Part and parcel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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