verb (used without object), inhered, inhering.
to exist permanently and inseparably in, as a quality, attribute, or element; belong intrinsically; be inherent: the advantages that inhere in a democratic system.

1580–90; < Latin inhaerēre, equivalent to in- in-2 + haerēre to stick

preinhere, verb (used without object), preinhered, preinhering.

inhere, inure. Unabridged
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inhere (ɪnˈhɪə)
vb (foll by in)
to be an inseparable part (of)
[C16: from Latin inhaerēre to stick in, from haerēre to stick]

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Example sentences
There are social contracts to education that do not necessarily inhere in all
  who might be employed there.
We believe rights inhere in individuals, not in groups.
Whenever a critic invokes the virtues that inhere in storytelling, it's a sign
  that a daring artist's knuckles are being rapped.
Others, more rational, deem it to inhere in the uses which marriage subserves
  to the family tie.
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