embedded surrounded
enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed}; {embedded, surrounded}; {encircled}; {enveloped}; {fogbound}; {self-enclosed}; {surrounded, encircled}] [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • embedded fixed — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surrounded encircled — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embedded — adj. 1. enclosed or fixed firmly in a surrounding mass; surrounded on all sides; as, found pebbles embedded in the silt; stone containing many embedded fossils; as, peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp. [WordNet sense 1] Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embedded liberalism — The term embedded liberalism refers to the economic system which dominated worldwide from the end of World War II to the 1970s. The term itself is credited to John Ruggie [Ruggie, John Gerard. 1982. International Regimes, Transactions, and Change …   Wikipedia

  • embedded — adjective a) To be part of, and firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into; deep rooted. b) To be partially buried in concrete or planted in earth …   Wiktionary

  • basined — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capsulate capsulated — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • closed closed inpredicate — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarctate — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confined fenced in penned — enclosed enclosed adj. surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of {unenclosed}. [Narrower terms: {basined}; {capsulate, capsulated}; {closed, closed in(predicate)}; {coarctate}; {confined, fenced in, penned}; {embedded, fixed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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