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embedded

adjective uk (US also imbedded)   /ɪmˈbed.ɪd/ us  
fixed into the surface of something: The thorn was embedded in her thumb.Inserting and forcing things into other things If an emotion, opinion, etc. is embedded in someone or something, it is a very strong or important part of him, her, or it: A sense of guilt was deeply embedded in my conscience.Having a powerful effectStrong feelingsVery and extreme An embedded journalist or reporter travels with and is protected by a unit of soldiers during a war.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
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