from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of including or the state of being included.
- n. Something included.
- n. Geology A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign body enclosed in a mineral or rock.
- n. Biology A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
- n. Computer Science A logical operation that assumes the second statement of a pair is true if the first one is true.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.
- n. The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set, or total.
- n. Anything foreign that is included in a material,
- n. Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of including, or the state of being included; limitation; restriction.
- n. Something that is included.
- n. A foreign substance, either liquid or solid, usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.
- n. A small body suspended within the cytoplasm of a cell.
- n. The relationship existing between two sets if one is a subset of the other.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of including, or the state of being included.
- n. That which is included or inclosed.
- n. The contents of vesicles, of all sizes, in protoplasm as an emulsion, enveloped by pellicles of the continuous substance or plasma; the discontinuous portions of protoplasm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being included
- n. the act of including
- n. the relation of comprising something
- n. any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)
Plus, the photo was taken at your wedding; your inclusion is automatic, in the photo or no.
"That's what I call inclusion, that's what I call grassroots, and I'm going to double my efforts in the next four years to make sure our party reflects the face of this community."
Getting not only acknowledgment but inclusion is what will launch your career process.
You can take it away, treat it as a metaphor, and you'd still have a framework to work with, but its literal inclusion is what makes this story a good read.
But even so, its inclusion is quite welcome and helps makes Who Goes There? the definitive publication of Campbell's classic story.
Despite having a low profile, his case for inclusion is strong in other regards.
In other words, the purpose of inclusion is not even to affirm the character's sexuality.
"We are getting busier, and while inclusion is recognised by statutory bodies, there's no set funding to underpin it," says Trevor Boyle, part-time teacher and fundraiser.
Creating a hierarchy of inclusion is the idea that launched a thousand matrimonial train wrecks.
Military doctors and officials say family inclusion is essential.