Meaning of “descendant” in the English Dictionary

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"descendant" in British English

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descendantnoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈsen.dənt/ us /dɪˈsen.dənt/

(Definition of “descendant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"descendant" in American English

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descendantnoun [ C ]

us /dɪˈsen·dənt/

a person related to someone from an earlier generation (= all the people of about the same age within a particular family):

The Pennsylvania Dutch are descendants of early German immigrants.

(Definition of “descendant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)