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"embedded" in British English

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embeddedadjective

(US also imbedded) uk   us   /ɪmˈbed.ɪd/
fixed into the ​surface of something: The ​thorn was embedded in her ​thumb. If an ​emotion, ​opinion, etc. is embedded in someone or something, it is a very ​strong or ​importantpart of him, her, or it: A ​sense of ​guilt was ​deeply embedded in my ​conscience. An embedded ​journalist or ​reportertravels with and is ​protected by a ​unit of ​soldiers during a ​war.
(Definition of embedded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"embedded" in American English

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embeddedadjective

 us   /ɪmˈbed·ɪd/
existing or ​firmlyattached within something or under a ​surface: A ​threat is embedded in the ​language of the ​statement.
(Definition of embedded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"embedded" in Business English

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embeddedadjective

(also US imbedded) uk   us   /ɪmˈbedɪd/
travelling with a ​unit of soldiers during a ​war in ​order to get ​information for ​newsreports: an embedded journalist/reporter
(Definition of embedded from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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