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adjective     hard-wired pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    a hard-wired computer system or other system cannot be changed by the user because it has been built to operate in a particular way
  2. 2
    behaviour that is hard-wired is caused by your genes and the way that your brain is made, rather than learnt from experience

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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