all-embracing all-embracing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) broad in scope or content

Usage(s):

  1. They are also the custodians of perhaps the most enduring and all-embracing pop-culture phenomenon of our time.
  2. But given the enormous complexity and variety of malignancies and the ways they can evolve and migrate in the body, an all-embracing cure is a naive hope.
  3. Last spring the minister used his powers under the Nationalists' all-embracing Suppression of Communism Act to boot Solly out of his job in the Garment Workers' Union.

News

  • Ruling made sacred profane, secular holy

    Thanks all-wise, all-knowing, all-embracing Supreme Court Five. Thanks for showing us that true intellect begins with sentiment and not in the seat of reason. Thanks for designating the traditional peoples of the world as gay haters.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

Quotes

  1. "We have six months of work before us. They will be used in an intensive and all-embracing fashion," Royal said, promising to consult widely as she built up her campaign.
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Segolene Royal Source: Scotsman

  2. "In the 21st century the country again needs an all-embracing modernization and this will be our first experience in modernization based on the values and institutions of democracy," Medvedev said. "Instead of an archaic society, where...
    on Nov 12, 2009 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Christian Science Monitor

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