Meaning of INBUILT in English


also in-built

An ~ quality is one that someone has from the time they were born or that something has from the time it was produced. (mainly BRIT; in AM, usually use built-in )

The children had this ~ awareness that not everyone was as lucky as they were.

ADJ: usu ADJ n

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