Significado de “inheritance” - Diccionario inglés

inheritance en inglés británico

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inheritancenoun [ C usually singular, U ]

uk /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/ us /ɪnˈher.ɪ.təns/

inheritance noun [ C usually singular, U ] (FROM DEAD PERSON)

C2 money or objects that someone gives you when they die:

The large inheritance from his aunt meant that he could buy his own boat.
At 21 she came into her inheritance (= it was given to her).

inheritance noun [ C usually singular, U ] (QUALITY)

a physical or mental characteristic inherited from your parents, or the process by which this happens:

genetic inheritance
A particular gene is responsible for the inheritance of eye colour.

(Definición de inheritance de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

inheritance en inglés americano

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inheritancenoun [ C/U ]

us /ɪnˈher·ɪ·t̬əns/

money, land, or possessions received from someone after the person has died

biology Inheritance also means the particular characteristics received from parents through the genes.

(Definición de inheritance de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

inheritance en inglés de negocios

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inheritancenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɪnˈherɪtəns/ us LAW, PROPERTY

the money, property, or assets that someone receives from a person who has died:

spend/invest your inheritance She invested her inheritance in setting up her own financial consultancy business.

(Definición de inheritance de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)