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include

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪnˈkluːd/
A2 to contain something as a part of something else, or to make something part of something else: The bill includes tax and service. Tax and service are included in the bill. [+ -ing verb] Your responsibilities will include making appointments on my behalf.
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included
adjective [after noun] uk   us   /-ˈkluː.dɪd/
The trip cost a total of £250, insurance included.
inclusion
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ˈkluː.ʒən/
C1 She is being considered for inclusion in the national team. Two last-minute inclusions are Jim and Ahmed.
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