What does inclusion mean?

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ɪnˈklu ʒənin·clu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inclusion(noun)

    the state of being included

  2. inclusion, comprehension(noun)

    the relation of comprising something

    "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work"

  3. inclusion body, cellular inclusion, inclusion(noun)

    any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)

    "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell"

  4. inclusion(noun)

    the act of including


  1. Inclusion(n.)

    Something that is included.

  2. Inclusion(n.)

    (Biol., Cytology) A small body suspended within the cytoplasm of a cell.

  3. Inclusion(n.)

    (Logic, Math.) The relationship existing between two sets if one is a subset of the other.

  4. Origin: [L. inclusio: cf. F. inclusion. See Include.]


  1. inclusion(Noun)

    An addition or annex to a group, set, or total.

    The poem was a new inclusion in the textbook.

  2. inclusion(Noun)

    The act of including, i.e. adding or annexing, (something) to a group, set, or total.

    The inclusion of the poem added value to the course.

  3. inclusion(Noun)

    Anything foreign that is included in a material,

  4. inclusion(Noun)

    Any material that is trapped inside a mineral during its formation, as a defect in a precious stone.

  5. Origin: * inclusio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inclusion(noun)

    the act of including, or the state of being included; limitation; restriction; as, the lines of inclusion of his policy

  2. Inclusion(noun)

    a foreign substance, either liquid or solid, usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral

  3. Origin: [L. inclusio: cf. F. inclusion. See Include.]


  1. Inclusion

    Inclusion is a term used by people with disabilities and other disability rights advocates for the idea that all people should freely, openly and without pity accommodate any person with a disability without restrictions or limitations of any kind. Although disability rights has historically existed as a relatively cohesive movement, the movement centered around inclusion has only recently begun to take shape and to position itself in the eye of the general public. The concept of inclusion emphasizes universal design for policy-oriented physical accessibility issues, such as ease-of-use of physical structures and elimination of barriers to ease of movement in the world, but the largest part of its purpose is on being culturally transformational. Inclusion typically promotes disability studies as an intellectual movement and stresses the need for disabled people — the inclusion-rights community usually uses the reclaimed word "cripple" or "crip" instead — to immerse themselves, sometimes forcibly, into mainstream culture through various modes of artistic expression. Inclusion advocates argue that melding what they term "disability-art" or "dis/art" into mainstream art makes integration of different body types unavoidable, direct, and thus positive. They argue it helps able-bodied people deal with their fears of being or becoming disabled, which, unbeknownst to the person, is usually what underlies both the feelings of "inspiration" and feelings of pity s/he may have when watching a disabled person moving in his or her unusual way, or in participating in activities that obviously draw attention to the person's condition. Inclusion advocates often specifically encourage disabled people who choose to subscribe to this set of ideas to take it upon themselves to involve themselves in activities that give them the widest public audience possible, such as becoming professional dancers, actors, visual artists, front-line political activists, filmmakers, orators, and similar professions.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inclusion' in Nouns Frequency: #2678

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inclusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inclusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of inclusion in a Sentence

  1. Ram Kishor Yadav:

    The promise of inclusion is completely hollow.

  2. Mark Barnett:

    I think the name is a step toward inclusion and equality.

  3. Judith Heumann:

    Road Map for Inclusion : Changing the Face of Disability in Media.

  4. Julie West:

    This isn’t inclusion, this is the radical transformation of our lives and language.

  5. Mark Schoenebaum:

    Investors are citing the lack of inclusion of primary prevention as more narrow than expected.

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