in·​built ˈin-ˈbilt How to pronounce inbuilt (audio)
chiefly British

Example Sentences

It comes with several inbuilt features. She has an inbuilt resistance to change.
Recent Examples on the Web The gallery creates its own pedestrian cul de sac, with inbuilt benches carved from local pietra serena stone acting as a place for tired and hungry tourists to sit. Julia Buckley, CNN, 14 Oct. 2022 Human connection with inbuilt privacy protection is one of the more surprising applications featured, one that most media coverage of avatars and deep fakes, ignores. Tracey Follows, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 The inbuilt transformer engine uses a combination of software and custom NVIDIA Hopper Tensor Core technology explicitly designed to accelerate transformer model training and inference. Janakiram Msv, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 If any of the sensors or cameras around the home are triggered, the base station will send a signal to SimpliSafe via the internet or even an inbuilt cellular connection. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 12 Dec. 2021 To combat this, Randonautica now has its own inbuilt social network, Discover. Amelia Tait, Wired, 13 Nov. 2021 But because of Hudson Square’s inbuilt nature, that is going to be an uphill climb. Valeria Ricciulli, Curbed, 30 Sep. 2021 With an inbuilt sturdy iFin system, the board is resistant to damage and is the perfect vessel to explore quiet coves from your yacht. Jim Dobson, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021 That was lesson number one for me: never let an opportunity to deprogram inbuilt fears that stunt your personal growth pass you by. Essence, 30 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inbuilt was in 1923

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Cite this Entry

“Inbuilt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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