Translation of "inheritance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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inheritancenoun [ C usually singular, U ]

uk /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/ us /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/

inheritance noun [ C usually singular, U ] (FROM DEAD PERSON)

C2 money or objects that someone gives you when they die

The large inheritance from his aunt meant that he could buy his own boat. 從姑母那裡繼承的大筆遺產意味著他可以給自己買艘船了。
At 21 she came into her inheritance (= it was given to her). 她21歲時繼承了遺產。

inheritance noun [ C usually singular, U ] (QUALITY)

a physical or mental characteristic inherited from your parents, or the process by which this happens

genetic inheritance 基因遺傳
A particular gene is responsible for the inheritance of eye colour. 眼睛顏色的遺傳取決於特定的基因。

(Translation of “inheritance” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)