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Synonyms of innate in English:


  • people differ in terms of their innate abilities
    hereditary, inherited, in the blood, in the family;
    quintessential, organic, essential, basic, fundamental, constitutional, built-in, inbuilt, ingrown, deep-rooted, deep-seated
    [Antonyms] acquired
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    innate, inherent, intrinsic, essential

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