inherent

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See also: inhérent

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From Latin inhaerentem, accusative singular of inhaerēns, present active participle of inhaereō (I am closely connected with; adhere to).

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  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈhɪəɹənt/, /ɪnˈhɛɹənt/

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inherent (not comparable)

  1. Naturally as part or consequence of something.
    You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law. — (Lyn Beth Neylon).

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