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encompass

US [ɪnˈkʌmpəs]
UK [ɪn'kʌmpəs]
  • v.包含;包围;围绕;围住
  • Web包括;环绕;完成
Simple Present:encompasses  Present Participle:encompassing  Past Tense:encompassed  
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v.
1.
~ sth
包含,包括,涉及(大量事物)to include a large number or range of things
The job encompasses a wide range of responsibilities.
这项工作涉及的职责范围很广。
The group encompasses all ages.
这个小组各种年龄的人都有。
2.
~ sth
包围;围绕;围住to surround or cover sth completely
The fog soon encompassed the whole valley.
大雾很快笼罩了整个山谷。

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