all-around

[awl-uh-round]
adjective
1.
able to do many things; versatile: an all-around player.
2.
broadly applicable; not specialized: an all-around education.
3.
inclusive; comprehensive; complete: an all-around failure.
Also, all-round.


Origin:
1720–30

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Example sentences
He's an above-average fielder at first, which meets their standard of emphasizing all-around play.
Somebody else had won the prize for best all-around student.
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