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adjective integral pronunciation in British English /ˈɪntɪɡrəl/integral pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈteɡrəl/
  1. 1
    forming an essential part of something and needed to make it complete
    an integral part (of something): Home visits by staff are an integral part of the service.
    integral to: The scene isn’t really integral to the plot.
    an integral element/feature: Collaboration was becoming an integral element of their teaching strategy.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] British built to form part of something larger and not separate from it
    a house with full gas central heating and integral garage

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