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in·her·ent

(in-her'ent),
Occurring as a natural part or consequence; latent imminent; intrinsic.
[L. inhaerens, sticking to, adhering]

inherent

/in·her·ent/ (in-her´ent) implanted by nature; intrinsic; innate.

inherent

[inhir′ənt]
Etymology: L, inhaerere, to cling to
inborn, innate; natural to an environment. Compare indigenous.

in·her·ent

(in-her'ĕnt)
Occurring as a natural part or consequence; intrinsic.
[L. inhaerens, sticking to, adhering]

inherent

Of a quality or part, existing naturally or intrinsically.

inherent

existing as an inseparable part, congenital, innate, inherited, inborn, inbuilt, intrinsic.
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In the past, there have been questions regarding the definition of inherently governmental functions, such as how inherently government functions are identified.
In response to the report, Shay Assad, director of defense procurement and acquisition policy, wrote, "The department will institute a required procedure to consider and document an assessment of unique risks associated with contracts and task orders for services closely supporting inherently governmental functions.
For instance, last year, Shay Assad, director of defense procurement and acquisition policy, told the House defense readiness subcommittee that contractors are engaged in inherently governmental functions related to acquisition.
Significant Tech Feature: SURVIVOR inherently limited transformers provide protection without the costs or potential risks associated with external fusing.
However, one way of providing firms with the right incentives would be to exploit the opportunity to prevent accidents and accidental releases by requiring industry to (1) identify where in the production process changes to inherently safer inputs, processes, and final products could be made and (2) identify the specific inherently safer technologies that could be substituted or developed.
Finalizes the interim rule published on March 23, 2005 (DFARS Change Notice 20050323), that permits contracting for acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions only if: appropriate DoD personnel are not available to perform the functions; appropriate DoD personnel will oversee contractor performance and will perform all associated inherently governmental functions; and the agency addresses any potential contractor organizational conflict of interest.
MOST DISCUSSIONS ON the rise of for-profit colleges begin and end with an arbitrary moral judgment that there's something inherently wrong with for-profit colleges, or an unfounded assertion that these institutions offer inferior academic programs.
HHS regulations say funded organizations "may not engage in inherently religious activities, such as worship, religious instruction or proselytization.
Of course, no single study will ever tell us about all charter schools, because charters are inherently diverse.
Advanced Polymer Courses, XIIth International Seminar on Commercial Applications of Inherently Conductive Polymers, Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA, APC (727) 723-3007--October 3-5.
Other new developments include TPUs with inherently low coefficient of friction and a new entry to compete with PP and polyester in elastic nonwovens.