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    inherit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inherit

    Definition
    (verb) obtain from someone after their death
    Example Sentence
    • I inherited a castle from my French grandparents
    Definition
    (verb) receive from a predecessor
    Example Sentence
    • The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair
    Definition
    (verb) receive by genetic transmission
    Example Sentence
    • I inherited my good eyesight from my mother
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