part and parcel

noun

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 The truth is that everyone has blind spots as part and parcel of the human condition. John Rex, Forbes, "Why You May Be A Worse Leader Than You Think," 20 Apr. 2021 So, Rhimes assumed many would take the exit in stride as part and parcel of the storytelling format. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Shonda Rhimes was 'really shocked' by the reaction to Regé-Jean Page exiting Bridgerton," 13 Apr. 2021 The business drivers of the localized strategy—to create a contextualized, localized, diverse experience that matches our customers and their customers—are part and parcel of our diversity strategy. Rya Conrad-bradshaw, Forbes, "Preparing The Next Generation Of Tech Talent At Infosys: Q&A With Jeff Auker," 21 Apr. 2021 Instead, those painful memories became part and parcel of the Tina Turner story. Ed Masley, Detroit Free Press, "Tina Turner documentary is a poignant portrait of survival," 26 Mar. 2021 Instead, those painful memories became part and parcel of the Tina Turner story. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, "This Tina Turner documentary is more than a movie. It's a poignant portrait of survival," 23 Mar. 2021 This story is part and parcel of a larger issue: the monopolization of land itself. The New Yorker, "The Mail," 29 Mar. 2021 But the restrictions also curtailed the humdrum physical activity that is part and parcel of daily living, the researchers said. BostonGlobe.com, "How much weight did we gain during lockdowns? 2 pounds a month, study hints," 22 Mar. 2021 But the restrictions also curtailed the humdrum physical activity that is part and parcel of daily living, the researchers said. New York Times, "How Much Weight Did We Gain During Lockdowns? 2 Pounds a Month, Study Hints," 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of part and parcel

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Part and parcel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/part%20and%20parcel. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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