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Meaning of “include” in the English Dictionary

"include" in British English

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includeverb [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 makingappointments on my ​behalf.
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included
adjective [after noun] uk   us   /-ˈkluː.dɪd/
The ​tripcost a ​total of £250, ​insurance included.
(Definition of include from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"include" in American English

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includeverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈklud/
(of something) to have something ​smaller as a ​part of it, or to make something ​smallerpart of it: The ​hotelroomcharge includes ​breakfast. The ​encyclopedia includes the ​names of all ​Nobel Prize ​winners. Sheila ​asked to be included among the ​people going on the ​tour.
including
preposition  us   /ɪnˈklu·dɪŋ/
The ​book has 360 ​pages, including the ​index.
(Definition of include from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"include" in Business English

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includeverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈkluːd/
to contain something as a ​part of something else, or to make something ​part of something else: The ​report includes detailed ​financialinformation for the past five ​years.include sth in/on/with sth Examples included in the ​showcase did not appear in the ​finalrelease. Please include a photograph with your ​application.
to ​invite another ​person or ​company to be a ​part of something, such as a ​job or ​project: We'll include one ​client on the ​board because of his ​connections to the ​oilindustry.include sb in sth Fourteen ​manufacturers were included in the ​primarydevelopment of the new ​aircraft.
included
adjective [after noun] /ɪnˈkluːdɪd/
An ​installation CD is included with the ​unit. Batteries not included .
(Definition of include from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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