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

 in·her·ent /-ənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·her·ent /ɪnˈhɪrənt, ɪnˈhɛr-/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·her·ent a.  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. “A most inherent baseness.”
    The sore disease which seems inherent in civilization.   --Southey.
 Syn: -- Innate; inborn; native; natural; inbred; inwrought; inseparable; essential; indispensable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the
             Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of
             periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the
             truth" [syn: built-in, constitutional, inbuilt,
      2: present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired
         during fetal development [syn: congenital, inborn, innate]
      3: in the nature of something though not readily apparent;
         "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying
         meaning" [syn: implicit in(p), underlying]