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Definition of rooted adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈrʊt̮əd//
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  1. 1rooted in something developing from or being strongly influenced by something His problems are deeply rooted in his childhood experiences.
  2. 2fixed in one place; not moving or changing She was rooted to her chair. Their life is rooted in Chicago now. Life in the countryside remained firmly rooted in the past. Racism is still deeply rooted in our society. see also deep-rooted
  3. Idioms
    rooted to the spot
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    so frightened or shocked that you cannot move
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