Meaning of “hereditary” in the English Dictionary

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"hereditary" in British English

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hereditaryadjective

uk /hɪˈred.ɪ.tər.i/ us /həˈred.ə.ter.i/

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

"hereditary" in American English

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hereditaryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /həˈred·ɪˌter·i/

caused by or having to do with heredity

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