Translation of "inheritance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

inheritance

noun [ C usually singular, U ] uk /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/ us /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/
FROM DEAD PERSON 繼承

C2 money or objects that someone gives you when they die

繼承的遺產
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。
QUALITY 品質

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

遺傳特徵;遺傳
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)