all-encompassing all-encompassing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) broad in scope or content

Usage(s):

  1. Aziz had been caught trying to escape the madrassa complex dressed as a woman, wearing the all-encompassing black hijab.
  2. Kuwait expanded one of the world's most all-encompassing welfare states.
  3. Mussolini's fascist ideology was all-encompassing, nationalistic and occasionally deadly well before he adopted racial and anti-Semitic laws following Hitler's example.

News

  1. All News

    Palace Malice’s victory in the Belmont Stakes represented an all-encompassing triumph for William Stamps Farish III's Lane’s End, which bred the colt and stands his sire, Curlin.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Multi-Asset ETFs Yielding Over 5%

    When it comes to income, traders can browse through fixed-income and equity assets. Exchange traded fund investors, though, can hold an all-encompassing, multi-asset that covers multiple income producing ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. New Model Helps Solve How To Feed 9 Billion People In 2050

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new model report in the journal Nature Climate Change helps solve the problem of world hunger once the Earth's population hits 9 billion by mid-century. Scientists unveiled an all-encompassing modeling system that integrates multiple crop simulations with improved climate change models. The model helps predict global wheat yields while ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. "REM's music is truly all-encompassing," said Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, who inducted them. "They used every color on the pallette, they invented colors on their own and they put up this huge mural of music and sound and emotion."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Eddie Vedder Source: Forbes

  2. "The extraordinary level of detail and intensity captured by the IMAX camera creates many exciting possibilities for us with this film," said Michael Bay, the film's director. "IMAX's all-encompassing format will take this story to a new...
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Michael Bay Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

  3. Annan told delegates the Kyoto accord, though "crucial," is "far too small" to deal with what he called "an all-encompassing threat."
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Forbes

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