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English definition of “ingrained”

ingrained

adjective (DIRT)    /ɪnˈɡreɪnd/
Ingrained dirt has got under the surface of something and is difficult to remove : The oil had become ingrained in his skin .Dirt and untidiness
(Definition of ingrained adjective (DIRT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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