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[in-kloo-siv] /ɪnˈklu sɪv/

or encompassing the stated limit or extremes in consideration or account (usually used postpositively):
from 6 to 37 inclusive.
including a great deal, or encompassing everything concerned; comprehensive:
an inclusive art form; an inclusive fee.
enclosing; embracing:
an inclusive fence.
Grammar. (of the first person plural) including the person or persons spoken to, as we in Shall we dance?
Compare (def 12).
inclusive of, including; also taking into account:
Europe, inclusive of the British Isles, is negotiating new trade agreements.
(postpositive) foll by of. considered together (with): capital inclusive of profit
(postpositive) including the limits specified: Monday to Friday inclusive is five days
not excluding any particular groups of people: an inclusive society
(logic) (of a disjunction) true if at least one of its component propositions is true Compare exclusive (sense 10)

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin inclusivus, from Latin inclus-, past participle stem of includere (see include). Related: Inclusively; inclusiveness.


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