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  • n  the act of enclosing something inside something else

  • In short, the fall of China, MacArthur observed, had made possible the military threat of a "double envelopment" of Japan.
  • To escape the Communists' well-executed envelopment, Nationalist troops began to evacuate Nanking.
  • On the first day of the new Allied drive for the Yalu, Douglas MacArthur issued a confident communiqu: "The United Nations massive compression envelopment in North Korea against.
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  • Entire Treasury Belly Now Trading "Special"
    Between a renewed demand for the relative geopolitical 'safety' of US Treasuries and the dismal US macro data starting to renew 'hopes' that the Taper will be delayed, the scarcity of high-quality collateral and plunging liquidity (thanks to the Fed's ongoing envelopment of the US bond market) has once again driven the 'belly' of the US Treasury market to trade 'special'.   As Stone & McCarthy ...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - Zero Hedge

  • Richard B Fisher in Asia Times Online
    There is also a fourth essential program, the PLA's ability to sell world class naval and other military technologies, which together with commercial envelopment, forms core strategic relationships that will yield maritime alliances,Fisher said.

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