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English definition of “intrinsic”


adjective uk   /ɪnˈtrɪn.zɪk/ us  
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
adverb uk   /-zɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Essential or necessary
(Definition of intrinsic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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