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build someone into something

 and build someone in
to make a person an integral part of an organization or a plan. The mayor built his cronies into the organizational structure of the town. He built in his relatives as part of the administration.
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build something into something

 and build something in 
1. to integrate a piece of furniture or an appliance into a building's construction. We will build this cupboard into the wall about here. We are going to build in a chest of drawers. Then we will build another one in.
2. to make a particular quality a basic part of something. We build quality into our cars before we put our name on them. We build in quality.
3. to make a special restriction or specification a part of the plan of something. I built the restriction into our agreement. The lawyer built in the requirement that payments be by certified check.
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build something into something

to make a feature part of the design of something We have built new data security into the software design. The schedule has a lot of free time built into it.
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build into

v.
To make something or someone an integral part of something: We built overhead lights into the ceiling. The president is building you into the framework of the company.
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