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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Firmly implanted; well-established: deep-rooted prejudices.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having deep roots
  • adj. well established; long standing; deep-seated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. well-established.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held

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