built-in definition

  • adjective:
    • built included in a more substantial unit; perhaps not removable: a built-in closet.
    • developing a permanent or important factor or high quality: an integrated escape clause.
    • constructed as a non-detachable element of a larger structure
    • being an important and permanent element of anything
    • of an included feature that typically comes as an extra
    • current as an important constituent or characteristic
    • built as an element of a larger device; not detachable: a built-in cabinet.
    • creating a permanent or important element or quality: an integrated escape term.
    • constructed as a non-detachable part of a larger framework
    • becoming an important and permanent section of some thing
    • of an included function that normally comes as a supplementary
    • current as an important constituent or characteristic

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