Definition of 'deep-rooted'
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Some commentators said the report failed to attack some of the deep-rooted problems of the health service.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2010) The Sun (2012)
This has happened as a result of deep-rooted issues that have been festering for more than a decade.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It highlighted what may be a deep-rooted problem within our police force which could have an impact on many more lives in the future.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Also to change a deep-rooted culture of corrupt drug use takes time and there are a lot of influences that do not want change.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There was a deep-rooted culture of fear and intimidation, he says.Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2006) The Sun (2008)
The problems will be deep-rooted, and counselling is the only way out.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This part of your mind holds the deep-rooted habits, beliefs and impulses that undermine your best intentions.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The evolution of this ability has involved long-term and deep-rooted changes in the very organization of the brain itself.The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)
She finally got over her deep-rooted problem with her father's wealth and allowed herself to be drawn into his family.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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