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"inclusive" in British English

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inclusiveadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈkluː.sɪv/
C1 An inclusive ​price or ​amountincludes everything: My ​rent is $700 a ​month inclusive (ofbills). [after noun] including the first and last ​date or ​numberstated: I'll be away from 20 to 31 May inclusive. An inclusive ​group or ​organizationtries to ​include many different ​types of ​people and ​treat them all ​fairly and ​equally: Our ​aim is to ​create a ​fairer, more inclusive ​society.
(Definition of inclusive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inclusiveadjective

 us   /ɪnˈklu·sɪv/
including everything or all ​types of ​people : The governments ​want to ​reach a ​settlement that is as inclusive as ​possible.
(Definition of inclusive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"inclusive" in Business English

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inclusiveadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈkluːsɪv/
containing or ​including a particular thing: inclusive of sth The ​house and ​grounds, inclusive of all outbuildings, belong to my ​client. Although you were given an ​estimate inclusive of ​fees, the ​actualrepair could be much ​higher.
COMMERCE an inclusive ​priceincludes everything: Two weeks in one of the harbourside ​studios is £620 ​perperson (inclusive). We can ​organize the entire wedding for one inclusive ​price.
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[after noun] UK including the first and last ​date or ​numberstated: The ​consultationperiodruns from December 2011 to April 2012 inclusive. Children from age 13 to 17 inclusive are ​allowed to ​participate.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY including many different ​types of ​people, who are ​treated fairly and equally: Company ​retreats were socially inclusive, with ​janitors and ​boardmembers sharing cabins. We made sure the discussions were fully inclusive by ​inviting the ​community to ​participate.
(Definition of inclusive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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