Pronunciation: (in-klOOd'), [key]
—v.t., -clud•ed, -clud•ing.
1. to contain, as a whole does parts or any part or element: The package includes the computer, program, disks, and a manual.
2. to place in an aggregate, class, category, or the like.
3. to contain as a subordinate element; involve as a factor.
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