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English definition of “built-in”

built-in

adjective [before noun]     /ˌbɪltˈɪn/
If a place or piece of equipment has built-in objects , they are permanently connected and cannot be easily removed : All the rooms have built-in cupboards / wardrobes .Furniture and fittings - general words
(Definition of built-in adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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