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verb (encompass, es)
  1. (transitive) To form a circle around; to encircle.
  2. (transitive) To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. (transitive) To include completely; to describe fully or comprehensively.
This book on English grammar encompasses all irregular verbs.
  1. (transitive) To go around, especially, to circumnavigate.
Drake encompassed the globe.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bevatten
  • French: englober
  • German: umfassen
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: abarcar, englobar
    (trans-bottom)

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