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Encompassed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Encompass \En*com"pass\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encompassed; p. pr. & vb. n. Encompassing.] To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world. --Shak. A question may be encompassed with difficulty. --C. J. Smith. The love of all thy sons encompass thee. --Tennyson. Syn: To encircle; inclose; surround; include; environ; invest; hem in; shut up.
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    * Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day. - Bertrand Russell

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    • Jay Z And Beyonce's Ticket Sales Top $100M As Tour Winds Down
      On April 3rd, 2008, Jay Z announced a $150 million deal with concert promoter Live Nation that encompassed touring, recorded music and the creation of his new entertainment company Roc Nation. “I’ve turned into the Rolling Stones of hip-hop,” he told the New York Times. Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'
    • Side by side in war, peace and remembrance
      Two Marlborough veterans whose 71-year friendship encompassed war and peace have been remembered in the beloved olive grove they helped plant. Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'
    • Teenagers Worship YouTube Stars More Than Hollywood Celebrities
      A new survey from Variety shows that YouTube stars are more popular with teenagers than Hollywood A-listers. The survey encompassed the opinions of 1,500 teenagers on 20 well-known personalities (some from YouTube and some from mainstream media.) The teens were to rank the stars “in terms of approachability, authenticity and other criteria considered aspects of Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'

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