Translation of "inheritance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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

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 twenty-one she came into her inheritance (= it was given to her). 她21歲時繼承了遺產。

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