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heirloom

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.luːm/  us   /ˈer-/
a valuable object that has been given by older members of a family to younger members of the same family over many years: This ring is a family heirloom.
Translations of “heirloom”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳家之寶,祖傳之物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传家宝,祖传之物…
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