Learn English – Is “imbedded” a valid spelling of the word “embedded”

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I have seen this used on our marketing materials:

The technology imbedded in this solution will help improve productivity.

I was going to flag it as a spelling error, however Googling provided some references to it being a proper usage.

My instinct is that it is wrong however, can anyone shed any light?

Best Answer

Regarding Oxford Dictionaries, yes it is:

embed

Pronunciation: /emĖˆbed/

(also imbed /im-/)