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inclusive

in·clu·sive

inclusive

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn klu sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: including everything, or a large amount; comprehensive.
The textbook has a highly inclusive index that is very helpful.
antonyms:
exclusive
similar words:
blanket, catholic, comprehensive, grand, gross, universal
definition 2: containing the two limits mentioned as well as what is between.
The assignment was for problems ten to twenty inclusive.
derivations: inclusively (adv.), inclusiveness (n.)
Word Parts
The word inclusive contains the following parts:
-ive, -ative Latin adjective-forming suffix that means tending to, connected with, or performing
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The suffix -ive , -ative turns Latinate verb bases into adjectives. Many adjectives ending in -ive , -ative have corresponding noun forms ending in -ity (objective , objectivity) or -ion (effusive , effusion).