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Re: Encompassing?

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Posted by Michael Libbie on February 26, 2001 07:39:55 UTC

i liked this question but unfortunately i did not think i knew what encompassing meant so i looked it up in websters dictionary. i wasnt good at english or literature and my vocabulary is fairly limited, having that been said the definition of the word makes your question even harder for me to understand. Main Entry: enĚcomĚpass
Pronunciation: in-'k&m-p&s, en- also -'kńm-
Function: transitive verb
Etymology: Middle English
Date: 14th century
1 a : to form a circle about : ENCLOSE b obsolete : to go completely around
2 a : ENVELOP b : INCLUDE
3 : BRING ABOUT, ACCOMPLISH
- enĚcomĚpassĚment /-p&-sm&nt/ noun

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