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"patrimony" in British English

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patrimonynoun [S or U]

/ˈpæt.rɪ.mə.ni/ formal
the ​property that someone gets from ​theirfather after his ​death the ​valuableobjects, ​buildings, ​ideas, etc. that a ​society gets from the ​people who have ​lived in the past: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the Embassy ​works in ​coordination with Peruvian ​institutions to ​protect and ​promote Peru's ​cultural patrimony.
(Definition of patrimony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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patrimonynoun [U]

uk   /ˈpætrɪməni/  us   /ˈpætrɪməʊni/
land, ​property, ​historicalobjects, etc. that have belonged to a country or other ​area for many ​years: cultural/national patrimony The statues are ​part of our country's ​cultural patrimony.
(Definition of patrimony from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “patrimony”
in Spanish patrimonio…
in Vietnamese gia sản tổ tiên…
in Malaysian patrimoni…
in Thai มรดกของบิดา…
in French patrimoine…
in German väterliches Erbteil…
in Indonesian warisan pihak ayah…
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