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built-in Line breaks: built-in
Pronunciation: /bɪltˈɪn/

Definition of built-in in English:


1Forming an integral part of a structure: a worktop with a built-in cooker
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  • The apartment also has a home bar set into an alcove, complete with built-in cooler, beer taps and storage shelves.
  • The built-in flash is very small but is powerful enough to light objects up to 4.8 meters away.
  • The use of built-in cabinets, wardrobes and work tops is unavoidable to ensure optimal use of space.
1.1(Of a characteristic) inherent; innate: the system has a built-in resistance to change
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  • I wonder if doctors have a built-in urge to be deep country doctors just as poets dream they may become deep country poets?
  • National Express, as the incumbent, should have the built-in advantage of experience.
  • Research in the life sciences is committed, due to the built-in complexity of the subject under study, to the use of models.
essential, implicit, basic, fundamental, deep-rooted, rooted, permanent, ingrained, natural, native, radical
rare connatural
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