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[awl-in-kloo-siv] /ˈɔl ɪnˈklu sɪv/
including everything; comprehensive.
Origin of all-inclusive
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for all-inclusive
  • Also of concern to some locals: the advance of all-inclusive resorts from the north.
  • Small fishing villages attract locals and backpackers, while larger all-inclusive resorts appeal to couples and families.
  • The problem, it turns out, is that the targeted approach is not so carefully aimed and the blanket method is not so all-inclusive.
  • all-inclusive resorts offer families something extra.
  • Many people who travel with children try to book a vacation that is all-inclusive.
  • Planning an all-inclusive getaway gives you the opportunity to book your room, meals and on-site activities for one fee.
  • Family travel can be daunting, but an all-inclusive accommodation makes it easy.
  • all-inclusive vacations are a creative and simplified way for couples, singles and families to maximize their travel budget.
  • Many all-inclusive beach and mountain resorts can accommodate large and small wedding ceremonies.
  • all-inclusive vacations for children offer parents a variety of options from summer camps to volunteer programs to cruises.
British Dictionary definitions for all-inclusive


including everything; comprehensive
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for all-inclusive

1813, from all + inclusive. Related: All-inclusively; all-inclusiveness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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