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inheritance

noun [C/U]  us   /ɪnˈher·ɪ·t̬əns/
money, land, or possessions received from someone after the person has died biology Inheritance also means the particular characteristics received from parents through the genes .
Translations of “inheritance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 繼承, 繼承的遺產…
in Russian наследство…
in Turkish miras, kalıt, veraset…
in Chinese (Simplified) 继承, 继承的遗产…
in Polish spadek…
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