"all-embracing" meaning in English

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Adjective

Etymology: all + embracing Etymology templates: {{compound|en|all|embracing}} all + embracing Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} all-embracing (not comparable)
  1. Having a broad scope; of universal application. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: all-embracing-en-adj-2TKEWMft Synonyms: exhaustive, thorough, comprehensive Translations (Translations): kaikenkattava (Finnish), allumfassend (German), omnímodo (Spanish), omnicomprensivo [masculine] (Spanish), omniabarcador [masculine] (Spanish), omnienglobante (Spanish), всеохо́плюючий (vseoxópljujučyj) (Ukrainian), всеося́жний (vseosjážnyj) (Ukrainian)

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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adj",
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      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1945 September and October, Cecil J. Allen, “British Locomotive Practice and Performance”, in Railway Magazine, page 269",
          "text": "The trouble today is that few such causes of delay are taken up with the people concerned; \"there is a war on\" provides the usual all-embracing excuse.",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1960 December, “The Glasgow Suburban Electrification is opened”, in Trains Illustrated, page 714",
          "text": "… at each station the train times are not shown in one all-embracing chronological list, but in two separate sheets, one with a conspicuous band of yellow detailing westbound departures and the other with a similar band of blue the eastbound trains.",
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        "Having a broad scope; of universal application."
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        "Having a broad scope; of universal application."
      ],
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          "word": "exhaustive"
        },
        {
          "word": "thorough"
        },
        {
          "word": "comprehensive"
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        {
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "kaikenkattava"
        },
        {
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "allumfassend"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "omnímodo"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "omnicomprensivo"
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          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "tags": [
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          ],
          "word": "omniabarcador"
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          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "omnienglobante"
        },
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          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vseoxópljujučyj",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "всеохо́плюючий"
        },
        {
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vseosjážnyj",
          "sense": "Translations",
          "word": "всеося́жний"
        }
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  "word": "all-embracing"
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        "Spanish redlinks/t",
        "Translation table header lacks gloss"
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          "ref": "1945 September and October, Cecil J. Allen, “British Locomotive Practice and Performance”, in Railway Magazine, page 269",
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          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1960 December, “The Glasgow Suburban Electrification is opened”, in Trains Illustrated, page 714",
          "text": "… at each station the train times are not shown in one all-embracing chronological list, but in two separate sheets, one with a conspicuous band of yellow detailing westbound departures and the other with a similar band of blue the eastbound trains.",
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        }
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        "Having a broad scope; of universal application."
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        "Having a broad scope; of universal application."
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      "word": "exhaustive"
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    {
      "word": "thorough"
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      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "kaikenkattava"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "allumfassend"
    },
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "omnímodo"
    },
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "omnicomprensivo"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "omniabarcador"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "omnienglobante"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vseoxópljujučyj",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "всеохо́плюючий"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vseosjážnyj",
      "sense": "Translations",
      "word": "всеося́жний"
    }
  ],
  "word": "all-embracing"
}

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