Definition of all-embracing in English:

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Including or covering everything or everyone; comprehensive: the all-embracing term ‘folk art’ appears to be increasingly inadequate
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  • He was methodical, all-embracing, and total as a criminal.
  • Postan's strength was that he had an all-embracing explanation for everything that happened - namely, that the determining factor was population.
  • What is needed is a comprehensive approach and an all-embracing system combating this evil.

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