part and parcel

part and parcel
Part and parcel
If something is part and parcel of your job, say, it is an essential and unavoidable part that has to be accepted.

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  • Part and parcel — Parcel Par cel, n. [F. parcelle a small part, fr. (assumed) LL. particella, dim. of L. pars. See {Part}, n., and cf. {Particle}.] 1. A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part. [Archaic] A parcel of her woe. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Part and parcel — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • part and parcel of — see ↑part, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑parcel part and parcel of : a basic and necessary part of (something) Stress was part and parcel of the job. • • • Main Entry: ↑part …   Useful english dictionary

  • part and parcel — This expression, meaning ‘an essential part of something’, retains an older meaning of parcel that has otherwise not survived, namely ‘a constituent or component part’ (as in Swinburne s Till the soul of man be parcel of the sunlight) …   Modern English usage

  • part and parcel of — part and parcel (of (something)) something that cannot be separated from a condition or activity. Being recognized on the street is part and parcel of being a celebrity …   New idioms dictionary

  • part and parcel — (of (something)) something that cannot be separated from a condition or activity. Being recognized on the street is part and parcel of being a celebrity …   New idioms dictionary

  • part and parcel — index constituent (part) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • part and parcel — noun : an essential or constituent portion : an integral element courtesy and geniality are part and parcel of the north country makeup S.P.B.Mais thousands of Aramaic words are now part and parcel of the language William Chomsky * * * part and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • part and parcel —    If something is part and parcel of your job, say, it is an essential and unavoidable part that has to be accepted.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Something that is part and parcel of an activity or role is a key component or an… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • part and parcel — if something is part and parcel of an experience, it is a necessary part of that experience which cannot be avoided. Being recognised in the street is all part and parcel of being famous …   New idioms dictionary

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