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[in-heer] /ɪnˈhɪər/

verb (used without object), inhered, inhering.
to exist permanently and inseparably in, as a quality, attribute, or element; belong intrinsically; be :
the advantages that inhere in a democratic system.
(intransitive) foll by in. to be an inseparable part (of)

1580s, “to exist, have being,” from Latin inhaerere “to stick in or to” (see inherent). Figurative (immaterial) use attested by 1610s (also in Latin). Related: Inhered; inhering.


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    [in-heer-uh nt, -her-] /ɪnˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-/ adjective 1. existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute; : an inherent distrust of strangers. 2. Grammar. standing before a noun. /ɪnˈhɪərənt; -ˈhɛr-/ adjective 1. existing as an inseparable part; intrinsic adj. 1570s, from Latin inhaerentem (nominative inhaerens), present participle of inhaerere […]

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