built in

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

built in (not comparable)

  1. Included in a system by default, as a standard, or at the time of construction.
    Many cars now have 12V outlets built in to plug in a cellular phone charger.

Usage notes[edit]

Use built-in when directly before a noun:

  • an apartment with a built-in dishwasher

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