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intrinsicadjective

 us   /ɪnˈtrɪn·zɪk, -sɪk/
basic to a thing, being an ​importantpart of making it what it is: Each ​human being has intrinsic ​dignity and ​worth.
intrinsically
adverb  /ɪnˈtrɪn·zɪk·li, -sɪk-/
(Definition of intrinsic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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intrinsicadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk/
being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a ​person or thing: intrinsic to sth Design is intrinsic to every ​product.an intrinsic part/element of sth Stay-at-home mothers are an intrinsic ​part of the family ​finances. Graduates are ​attracted to ​jobs that have intrinsic ​interest.
intrinsically
adverb
Credit is not intrinsically a ​bad thing.
(Definition of intrinsic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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