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inborn

[ in-bawrn ]
/ ˈɪnˈbɔrn /
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adjective
naturally present at birth; innate.
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Origin of inborn

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English inboren “native, indigenous”; see in-1, born

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See innate.
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British Dictionary definitions for inborn

inborn
/ (ˈɪnˈbɔːn) /

adjective
existing from birth; congenital; innate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for inborn

inborn
[ ĭnbôrn′ ]

adj.
Possessed by an organism at birth.
Inherited or hereditary.
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