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Dictionary Definition

inclusion

Noun

1 the state of being included [ant: exclusion]
2 the relation of comprising something; "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work" [syn: comprehension]
3 any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell" [syn: inclusion body, cellular inclusion]
4 the act of including

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English

Etymology

  • inclusio#Latin

Noun

  1. An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.
    The poem was a new inclusion in the textbook.
  2. 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.

Translations

addition or annex to a group, set or total
  • Finnish: liite, lisäys
act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set or total

French

Etymology

  • inclusio#Latin

Noun

  1. inclusion

Extensive Definition

Inclusion may refer to:
The term inclusion can also be used in mathematics in the following ways:

See also

inclusion in German: Inklusion
inclusion in French: Inclusion
inclusion in Japanese: インクルージョン
inclusion in Polish: Inkluzja

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