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English definition of “innate”

innate

adjective uk   /ɪˈneɪt/ us  
C2 An innate quality or ability is one that you were born with, not one you have learned: Cyril's most impressive quality was his innate goodness.Innate and congenitalGenetics
innately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
I don't believe that human beings are innately evil.Innate and congenitalGenetics
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