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inheritance

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ɪnˈherɪtəns/ LAW, PROPERTY
the money, property, or assets that someone receives from a person who has died: spend/invest your inheritance She invested her inheritance in setting up her own financial consultancy business.
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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