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intrinsic

adjective     /ɪnˈtrɪn.zɪk/
C2 being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing: works of little intrinsic value/interest Maths is an intrinsic part of the school curriculum.Essential or necessary intrinsically     /-zɪ.kəl.i/ adverb Essential or necessary
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