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English definition of “innate”


adjective     /ɪˈneɪt/
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     /-li/ adverb I don't believe that human beings are innately evil .Innate and congenitalGenetics
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