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Inherent

Derived from the essential nature of, and inseparable from, the object itself.

An object which is inherently dangerous is one that possesses potential hazard by its mere existence, such as explosives. By contrast, other objects are dangerous only when used in a negligent manner, such as a pipe wrench or baseball bat. The rule of Strict Liability is applied when accidents arise from objects that are inherently dangerous.

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While water-based release agents are typically inherently biodegradable, they are not always readily biodegradable.
As with the proposed regulations, the final regulations explain that an asset must serve a passive function, such as to "contain, support, shelter, cover, or protect," rather than an active function, such as to "manufacture, create, produce, convert, or transport" to qualify as an inherently permanent structure.
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In the past, there have been questions regarding the definition of inherently governmental functions, such as how inherently government functions are identified.
By its own terms, the clause will flow down to those subcontracts above $100,000 where subcontractor employees perform acquisition functions associated with inherently governmental functions.
In response to the report, Shay Assad, director of defense procurement and acquisition policy, wrote, "The department will institute a required procedure to consider and document an assessment of unique risks associated with contracts and task orders for services closely supporting inherently governmental functions."
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The latter need embodies the idea of "inherent safety" coined by Trevor Kletz and "inherently safer production," well-known to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers but infrequently practiced--and politically resisted--by our many antiquated chemical manufacturing, using, and storage facilities.
Ably translated into English by Frederick Hammond, "Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti: Two Lives In One" is an inherently fascinating and impressively informative biography of Alessandro Scarlatti, one of the most celebrated and least performed composers of the Baroque, and his son Domenico.
"Living an Uncommon Life" is an inherently engaging, unusually candid, and occasionally inspiring, and highly recommended read!
Contractor Performance of Acquisition Functions Closely Associated with Inherently Governmental Functions (DFARS Case 2004-D021)