English adjective: encompassing
|1.||encompassing broad in scope or content|
|Samples||Across-the-board pay increases.|
An all-embracing definition.
Blanket sanctions against human-rights violators.
An invention with broad applications.
A panoptic study of Soviet nationality.
Granted him wide powers.
|Synonyms||across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, extensive, panoptic, wide|
|2.||encompassing closely encircling|
|Samples||Encompassing mountain ranges.|
The surrounding countryside.