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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. broad in scope or content;
- Example: "across-the-board pay increases"
- Example: "an all-embracing definition"
- Example: "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"
- Example: "an invention with broad applications"
- Example: "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
- Example: "granted him wide powers"
[syn: across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

all-encompassing adj 1: broad in scope or content; "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"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers" [syn: across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide]