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EN[ɪnˈkluːdɪŋ] [ɪŋˈkluːdɪŋ]
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    Definition of including in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFincludeSGincludesPT, PPincludedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of include.
    2. Preposition
      1. Such as, among which; introducing one or more parts of the group or topic just mentioned.
        1. All this has led to an explosion of protest across China, including among a middle class that has discovered nimbyism.
        2. I have always argued that it is one that deserves a thorough-going policy review, which might come to all sorts of conclusions, including it is doing what the Government of the day wants it to.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The clinoidal meningiomas included were all Al-Mefty's type II.
        • Mediastinoscopy was performed, including a mediastinal lymph node biopsy where he was found to have noncaseating granulomas.
        • HPLC can resolve most chlorophylls and carotenoids, including their degradation products such as pheophytins and pheophorbides, as long as relevant pigment standards are available [5 ].
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Including a few fun details in large group introductions can be a great way to break the ice.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The devices were explanted postmortem or during an upgrade intervention, but also devices that were accidentally desterilized or were improperly sealed were included.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Prepositions
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en encluding
        2. en includin'
        3. en inclouding
        4. en concluding
        5. en incusing
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of including for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "including" is a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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