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embeddedadjective

 us   /ɪmˈbed·ɪd/
existing or firmly attached within something or under a surface: A threat is embedded in the language of the statement.
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"embedded" in British English

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embeddedadjective

(US also imbedded) uk   /ɪmˈbed.ɪd/  us   /ɪmˈbed.ɪd/
fixed into the surface of something: The thorn was embedded in her thumb.
If an emotion, opinion, etc. is embedded in someone or something, it is a very strong or important part of him, her, or it: A sense of guilt was deeply embedded in my conscience.
An embedded journalist or reporter travels with and is protected by a unit of soldiers during a war.
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"embedded" in Business English

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embeddedadjective

(also US imbedded) uk   us   /ɪmˈbedɪd/
travelling with a unit of soldiers during a war in order to get information for news reports: an embedded journalist/reporter
(Definition of embedded from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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