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English definition of “inset”


noun [C]     /ˈɪn.set/
something positioned within a larger object : The map has an inset (= small extra map ) in the top corner , that shows the city centre in more detail .Inserting and forcing things into other things inset     /ɪnˈset/ adjective [after verb] He bought her a gold necklace inset with rubies .Inserting and forcing things into other things
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