inclusive

[in-kloo-siv]
adjective
1.
including the stated limit or extremes in consideration or account: from 6 to 37 inclusive.
2.
including a great deal, or including everything concerned; comprehensive: an inclusive art form; an inclusive fee.
3.
that includes; enclosing; embracing.
4.
Grammar. (of the first person plural) including the person or persons spoken to, as we in Shall we dance? Compare exclusive ( def 12 ).
Idioms
5.
inclusive of, including; also taking into account: Europe, inclusive of the British Isles, is negotiating new trade agreements.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin inclūsīvus, equivalent to Latin inclūs(us) (see incluse) + -īvus -ive

inclusively, adverb
inclusiveness, noun
noninclusive, adjective
noninclusively, adverb
noninclusiveness, noun
quasi-inclusive, adjective
quasi-inclusively, adverb
superinclusive, adjective
superinclusively, adverb
superinclusiveness, noun
uninclusive, adjective


2. overall, general, all-encompassing. 3. including, comprising.
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inclusive (ɪnˈkluːsɪv)
 
adj (foll by of)
1.  considered together (with): capital inclusive of profit
2.  (postpositive) including the limits specified: Monday to Friday inclusive is five days
3.  comprehensive
4.  not excluding any particular groups of people: an inclusive society
5.  logic Compare exclusive (of a disjunction) true if at least one of its component propositions is true
 
in'clusively
 
adv
 
in'clusiveness
 
n

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inclusive
c.1600, from M.L. inclusivus, from L. inclus-, pp. stem of includere (see include).
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inclusive definition

theory
In domain theory, a predicate P : D -> Bool is inclusive iff
For any chain C, a subset of D, and for all c in C, P(c) => P(lub C)
In other words, if the predicate holds for all elements of an increasing sequence then it holds for their least upper bound.
("lub is written in LaTeX as \sqcup).
(1995-02-03)

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Example sentences
It was not my plan to make this collection inclusive nor to make the book in
  any sense a book of criticism.
The atmosphere, therefore, is decidedly inclusive and laid-back.
His art is inclusive and communal, and so was the making of it.
But as the trip progresses, our seating arrangements and activities will become
  more inclusive.
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