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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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