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ɪnˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-in·her·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integraladjective

    existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

    "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"

  2. implicit in(p), inherent, underlyingadjective

    in the nature of something though not readily apparent

    "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning"

Wiktionary

  1. inherentadjective

    naturally a 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. uE000152494uE001 (Lyn Beth Neylon).

    Etymology: From inhaerentem, accusative singular of inhaerens, present active participle of inhaereo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inherentadjective

    permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection

Freebase

  1. INHERENT

    The Indonesia Higher Education Network is an inter-university educational network in Indonesia. For the first phase of development, the network consists of 32 universities. The main ring of this network is located on the island of Java, five universities as a backbone network connected using STM-1 line with a total 155 Mbit/s of bandwidth capacity. Those universities are the University of Indonesia, the Bandung Institute of Technology, the Institute Technology Sepuluh November, Gadjah Mada University and the Diponegoro University.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inherent' in Adjectives Frequency: #851

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inherent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inherent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of inherent in a Sentence

  1. Mark Geragos:

    What you have is this inherent tension of dealing with his legacy versus his realistic jeopardy, the reason you don't have him respond is you don't want to reinvigorate some legal action.

  2. George Mason:

    Considering the natural lust for power so inherent in man, I fear the thirst of power will prevail to oppress the people.

  3. Volkswagen AG -LRB- VOWG_p:

    Those other courts rightly recognized the chaos that would ensue if thousands of localities can regulate manufacturers' updates of their software systems, which are an inherent feature of modern vehicles and, in this case, reduced emissions.

  4. Mike Golub:

    In our case theres some real inherent advantages having one organization run both clubs, we have a staff of 160 people, all of whom are charged with running both the Timbers and the Thorns. ... Teams that dont have more than one club dont necessarily have that scale, those resources that expertise. We also have by virtue of our men a great facility that we can control, a great practice facility.

  5. Natalie Cooper:

    We suspected we'd see a bias towards males because science is done by people and people have an inherent male bias, this is especially true as many of our collections come from the Victorian era of macho hunters going out trying to shoot the biggest fiercest creatures for their collections.

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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. bibulous
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    • C. usurious
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