Last modified on 18 November 2012, at 03:38

built in



built in (not comparable)

  1. Included in a system by default, as a standard, or at the time of construction.
    Many cars now have 12V outlets built in to plug in a cellular phone charger.

Usage notesEdit

Use built-in when directly before a noun:

  • an apartment with a built-in dishwasher