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English definition of “inherit”

inherit

verb [T] (QUALITY)    /ɪnˈher.ɪt/
C2 to be born with the same physical or mental characteristics as one of your parents or grandparents: Rosie inherited her red hair from her mother.Innate and congenitalGeneticsGeneticsInnate and congenital
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