Inclusion definition

ĭn-klo͝ozhən
The act of including or the state of being included.
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Something included.
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An including or being included.
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Inclusion is defined as the state of being included or being made a part of something.

When a book covers many different ideas and subjects, it is an example of the inclusion of many ideas.

When multiple people are all invited to be part of a group, this is an example of the inclusion of many different people.

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(countable) An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.

The poem was a new inclusion in the textbook.

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A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
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(computers) A logical operation that assumes the second statement of a pair is true if the first one is true.
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(uncountable) The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set, or total.

The inclusion of the poem added value to the course.

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(countable) Anything foreign that is included in a material,
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(countable, mineralogy) Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone.
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A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign body enclosed in a mineral or rock.
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Something included.
  • A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign substance encased in mineral or rock.
  • (biol.) A separate body, as a grain of starch, within the protoplasm of a cell.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of inclusion - enclusion

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inclusion
Plural:
inclusions

Origin of inclusion

  • Latin inclūsiō inclūsiōn- from inclūsus past participle of inclūdere to enclose include

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French inclusion, from Old French inclusion, from Latin inclusio

    From Wiktionary