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primogeniturenoun [U]

uk   /ˌpraɪ.məʊˈdʒen.ɪ.tʃər/ us   /ˌpraɪ.moʊˈdʒen.ə.tʃɚ/ specialized
the custom by which all of a family's property goes to the oldest son when the father dies
(Definition of primogeniture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “primogeniture”
in Chinese (Simplified) 长嗣继承权(或制)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長子繼承權(或制)…
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