- 1 [mass noun] The action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure: they have been selected for inclusion in the schemeMore example sentences
- This is not so much an offer of inclusion as an insistence upon it.
- That this is a party which wishes to base itself upon compassion and inclusion is beyond doubt.
- A number of pieces out of the union of the resultant lists will then be selected for inclusion in the book.
- 1.1 [count noun] A person or thing that is included within a whole: the exhibition features such inclusions as the study of the little girlMore example sentences
- What seems to give any flavor more appeal these days is the abundance of inclusions contained within the mix.
- Any suggestions for inclusions gratefully received.
- Hands-free phones, phreaking - hacking into phone systems for free calls - and fuzzy logic are all new inclusions.
- 2chiefly Geology A body or particle of distinct composition embedded in a rock or other material.More example sentences
- The composition of these minerals is known from a handful of outcrops containing inclusions of mantle material.
- Magmatic inclusions in silicic and intermediate volcanic rocks.
- At the cores of the aegirine spherulites there typically are inclusions of cubic crystals of villiaumite to 3 cm on edge.
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- Being inclusionary means listening to every voice.
- We are an inclusionary bunch, and we want to include everyone.
- One way to avoid poetics that encourage such reductive readings is for the poet to propose an inclusionary ethos.
early 17th century: from Latin inclusio(n-), from includere 'shut in'.