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Definition of "inclusion" []

  • The act of including or the state of being included. (noun)
  • Something included. (noun)
  • Geology A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign body enclosed in a mineral or rock. (noun)
  • Biology A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell. (noun)
  • Computer Science A logical operation that assumes the second statement of a pair is true if the first one is true. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inclusion" in a sentence
  • "Plus, the photo was taken at your wedding; your inclusion is automatic, in the photo or no."
  • ""That's what I call inclusion, that's what I call grassroots, and I'm going to double my efforts in the next four years to make sure our party reflects the face of this community.""
  • "Getting not only acknowledgment but inclusion is what will launch your career process."