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including meaning

EN[ɪnˈkluːdɪŋ]
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  • VerbBFincludeSGincludesPT, PPincludedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of include.
    2. Preposition
      1. Such as, among which; introducing one or more parts of the group or topic just mentioned.
        1. All this has led to an explosion of protest across China, including among a middle class that has discovered nimbyism.
        2. I have always argued that it is one that deserves a thorough-going policy review, which might come to all sorts of conclusions, including it is doing what the Government of the day wants it to.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The new World Health Organization classification of tumors of the CNS includes SFT among the mesenchymal nonmeningothelial tumors.
        • Ms. Pulvermacher’s soundscore includes audio tutorials of an autopsy and snippets from a telephone conversation between herself and a woman you imagine to be her mother.
        • Following this logic, multiple treatment options including microfracture, mosaicplasty, and autologous chondrocyte implantation have been explored [3 ].
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Including a few fun details in large group introductions can be a great way to break the ice.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The devices were explanted postmortem or during an upgrade intervention, but also devices that were accidentally desterilized or were improperly sealed were included.

    Meaning of including for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "including" is a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Prepositions
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
        Difficultness: Level 1
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        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 4
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        Definite    ➨     Versatile

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en encluding
        2. en includin'
        3. en inclouding
        4. en concluding
        5. en uncluing
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