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inherit/ɪnˈherət/verb
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inherit
/ɪnˈherət/
verb
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Learner's definition of INHERIT  
[+ object]
: to receive (money, property, etc.) from someone when that person dies
— compare disinherit
biology : to have (a characteristic, disease, etc.) because of the genes that you get from your parents when you are born
   b : to get (a personal quality, interest, etc.) because of the influence or example of your parents or other relatives
: to receive (something) from someone who had it previously
   b : to have to deal with (a situation, problem, etc.) when you take a job or position that someone else had before you

— inheritable

/ɪnˈherətəbəl/adjective

— inherited

adjective

— inheritor

/ɪnˈherətɚ/noun,pluralinheritors[count]
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