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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Succession to a title or an office or property based on blood relations; Any attribute or immaterial possession that is derived from ancestors; (genetics) attributes acquired via biological traits from the parents.

Usage examples (33)
  • My only inheritance was my mother's blessing
  • If inheritance is legal, then reparations are legal.
  • Now, this great inheritance is attacked and challenged.
  • It is part of their inheritance from the good old stock. for more
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