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in·here

 (ĭn-hîr′)
intr.v. in·hered, in·her·ing, in·heres
To be inherent or innate.

[Latin inhaerēre : in-, in; see in-2 + haerēre, to stick.]

in·her′ence (-hîr′əns, -hĕr′-), in·her′en·cy n.
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in•her•en•cy

(ɪnˈhɪər ən si, -ˈhɛr-)

n., pl. -cies.
2. something inherent.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin]
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Noun1.inherency - the state of inhering; the state of being a fixed characteristic; "the inherence of polysemy in human language"
presence - the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
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