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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awl-en-kuhm-puh-sing]
    • /ɔl ɪnˈkʌm.pəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awl-en-kuhm-puh-sing]
    • /ɔl ɪnˈkʌm.pəs/

Definitions of all-encompassing word

  • abbreviation ALL-ENCOMPASSING all-embracing. 1
  • adjective all-encompassing including everything; universal. 0

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Parts of speech for All-encompassing


all-encompassing popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for all-encompassing

adj all-encompassing

  • sweeping — of wide range or scope.
  • all — You use all to indicate that you are referring to the whole of a particular group or thing or to everyone or everything of a particular kind.
  • all-inclusive — All-inclusive is used to indicate that a price, especially the price of a holiday, includes all the charges and all the services offered.
  • blanket — A blanket is a large square or rectangular piece of thick cloth, especially one which you put on a bed to keep you warm.
  • broad — Something that is broad is wide.

Antonyms for all-encompassing

adj all-encompassing

  • incomplete — not complete; lacking some part.
  • summary — a comprehensive and usually brief abstract, recapitulation, or compendium of previously stated facts or statements.
  • limited — confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed: a limited space; limited resources.
  • narrow — of little breadth or width; not broad or wide; not as wide as usual or expected: a narrow path.
  • brief — Something that is brief lasts for only a short time.

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