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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.

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

“embedded” in American English

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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.

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

“embedded” in Business English

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embeddedadjective

also US imbedded uk /ɪmˈbedɪd/ us

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)