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    inheritance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inheritance

    Definition
    (noun) hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
    Synonyms : heritage
    Definition
    (noun) that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
    Synonyms : heritage
    Definition
    (noun) (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
    Synonyms : hereditary pattern
    Definition
    (noun) any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
    Synonyms : heritage
    Example Sentence
    • my only inheritance was my mother's blessing
    • the world's heritage of knowledge
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