Meaning of “integral” in the English Dictionary

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"integral" in British English

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(Definition of “integral” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"integral" in American English

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integraladjective

us /ˈɪn·tə·ɡrəl, ɪnˈteɡ·rəl/

necessary and important as a part of a whole, or contained within it:

Taking a ride on the canals of Venice is an integral part of experiencing that city.

(Definition of “integral” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"integral" in Business English

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integraladjective

uk /ˈɪntɪɡrəl/ us

necessary and important as a part of something:

He's an integral part of the team and we can't do without him.
integral to sth The reliability of our suppliers has been integral to the company's success.

(Definition of “integral” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)