Meaning of “inveterate” in the English Dictionary

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"inveterate" in British English

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inveterateadjective

uk /ɪnˈvet.ər.ət/ us /ɪnˈvet̬.ɚ.ət/ usually disapproving

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

"inveterate" in American English

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inveterateadjective

us /ɪnˈvet̬·ər·ət/ usually disapproving

done as a habit and not likely to change:

an inveterate liar

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