Meaning of “including” in the English Dictionary

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"including" in British English

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includingpreposition

uk /ɪnˈkluː.dɪŋ/ us /ɪnˈkluː.dɪŋ/

A2 used for saying that a person or thing is part of a particular group or amount:

Eight people, including two children, were injured in the explosion.
Including Christmas Day and Boxing Day, I've got a week off work.

More examples

  • He has admitted committing several crimes, including two murders.
  • The house price, including fixtures and fittings, is £200 000.
  • The car journey took three hours, including a couple of stops to stretch our legs.
  • The prime minister met many civic leaders, including the mayor and the leaders of the immigrant communities.
  • Their new house has four storeys including the attic.

(Definition of “including” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"including" in Business English

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includingpreposition

uk /ɪnˈkluːdɪŋ/ us

used for saying that a person or thing is part of a particular group or amount:

A customer base including 15 of the Fortune 100 companies is a strong start.
The camera sells for $550, not including the tripod.
The position requires consensus-building, including taking the views of all stakeholders into consideration.
Including me, our office now has 15 full-time employees.

(Definition of “including” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)