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build sth in/into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with build   /bɪld/ (built, built) us  
to include something as part of a plan, system, or agreement: When drawing up a contract it is vital to build in safety measures. figurative Inequalities are often built into (= cannot be separated from) society.
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