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Adj.1.all-encompassing - 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"
comprehensive - including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
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Defence minister says there is no formal strategic cooperation agreement between Islamabad, RiyadhISLAMABAD:Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir has proposed an all-encompassing strategic pact between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for deepening the defence ties between the two countries.
The show also sees the return of the all-encompassing question: Is it OK to.
Non-existence of essential benefits like covering precious household items, furniture, artworks or jewellery prompted us to bring in such an all-encompassing home insurance policy.
At the Arabian Travel Market tour operators and travel agents were introduced to Yas Island as an all-encompassing leisure and entertainment destination.
The 44-year-old blames it on the all-encompassing scenes that required him to become "totally single-minded".
There are two kinds of short stories: one, the moment-frozen-in-time dissection of a particular event; and two, the all-encompassing storytelling of a writer like Alice Munro, which is in essence a kind of abbreviated novel--a full-length narrative boiled down to its essential details, but which still tells an entire story.
Through an all-encompassing repositioning program, we expect to quickly realize value on this investment.
But here the rhizome's fragile network seemed to dissolve and disperse on sight, leaving the (arguably conservative) viewer to grasp for hints of all-encompassing meaning.
As head of the CIA's taxpayer-subsidized venture capital company, Yoran can continue that "bridge-building" effort as Washington works to build its all-encompassing cyber-security web.
Revealing how God steels His servants for their appointed tasks, Nehemiah: An Expositional Commentary deconstructs the holy text verse by verse and draws from it profound and all-encompassing truths: "If we will not obey him [Jesus Christ], live holy lives, and be his witness in this world, it is certain that no one else will.
Journey Into Motherhood is not an all-encompassing guidebook, and it certainly does not replace more comprehensive or explicit instructionals concerning health, execercises, diet, and prepartions for natural childbirth, but the 48 heartwarming tales are sure to kindle the spirit with the knowledge that childbirth is indeed an experience to look forward to, and offers suggestions toward creating an optimum birth to suit the mother's desires and needs.