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  • v  contain or include
    This new system subsumes the old one
  • v  consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle

  • It seems easier for everyone, however, to give three cheers and subsume the flames that came from Brixton and Manchester and Liverpool in the more congenial firelight of the .
  • He spent the second half of his career trying to poke holes in the theory and to subsume it in a unified theory that would restore certainty and determinism to physics.
  • Her fans laud her for refusing to subsume her identity to her husband's political ambitions.
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  • Quick Take On State’s Religious Engagement Office
    CPWR Trustees consider church-state matters serious, especially as these policies can either subsume or enhance interfaith advancement in the United States and by extension, the world. On whether or not the new move by the state department upholds interfaith, CPWR Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees Rob Sellers opines, The establishment of a new U.S. State Department “Office of Religious ...
    Aug. 23, 2013 - Worldwide Faith News

  • Tony Blair in International Herald Tribune
    Blair said the foundation would not focus on "doctrinal inquiry" or "subsume different faiths in some universal faith of the lowest common denominator."
  • Ben Affleck in Actress Archives
    Ben said, "What happens is a sort of bleed-over from the tabloids to your movie work. You go to a movie, you only go once. But the tabloids and internet are everywhere. You can really subsume the public image of somebody."
  • Jerry Brown in The Argus
    It's a profound disrespect to the judicial system to subsume it into his campaign to be vice chair of the state Republican Party. ...... It's a frivolous case,Brown said Friday. "It's unfortunate that they're not listening to Gov....

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