encompass

definition: 
Surround and have or hold within: Include comprehensively:
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This policy must encompass all aspects of waste management, including waste minimisation, recycling, re-usage and waste disposal.
The course encompasses all the literature of the eighteenth century.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
2
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