a plan that encompasses a number of aims
b : ENVELOP
2a : to form a circle about : ENCLOSE
b obsolete : to go completely around
3 : BRING ABOUT, ACCOMPLISH
encompass a task
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“They also include tracts in Jamaica and St. Albans in Queens in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn in the East Harlem and in Chelsea where one tract encompasses everything from new luxury apartment houses and full floor condominium lofts to small decaying apartment buildings”