rooted in

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Definition of rooted in

: formed, made, or developed by using (something) as a basis Her opinions are deeply rooted in her faith. a dance rooted in African tradition

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“Rooted in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rooted%20in. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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