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Meaning of “inborn” in the English Dictionary

"inborn" in British English

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uk   /ˌɪnˈbɔːn/  us   /ˈɪn.bɔːrn/
used to refer to a ​mental or ​physicalcharacteristic that someone has from ​birth: Apparently some ​people have an inborn ​tendency to ​developcertainkinds of ​tumour. She ​seems to have an inborn ​talent for ​physics.
(Definition of inborn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inborn" in American English

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inbornadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɪnˌbɔrn/
possessed as a ​characteristic from ​birth: Research ​suggests that some ​people have an inborn ​tendency to ​developcertaintypes of ​cancer.
(Definition of inborn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inborn”
in Spanish innato…
in Vietnamese bẩm sinh…
in Malaysian semula jadi…
in Thai โดยกำเนิด…
in French inné…
in German angeboren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天生的,先天的…
in Indonesian bakat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天生的,先天的…
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