Word: Encompasses (verb)

Definition: To bring about or accomplish.

Source: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encompasses

Encounter: “Here, poverty and privilege are neighbors; income gaps are a source of resentment and guilt” (page 1, last paragraph). “Where one tract encompasses everything from new luxury apartment houses and dull-floor condominium lofts to small, decaying apartment buildings.”

Comprehension: Through this specific sentence I now understand that those fancy things were bought and accomplished by people that were wealthy.

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