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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·ma·nent /-nənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·ma·nent a.  Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
    A cognition is an immanent act of mind.   --Sir W. Hamilton.
    An immanent power in the life of the world.   --Hare.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a
             cognition is an immanent act of mind" [syn: subjective]
             [ant: transeunt]
      2: of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition
         is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent
         in nature"