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Able to be inherited, or passed from parents to their children
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“From that moment, Lucretia would be viewed by many as a criminal, for the common psychological thinking of the time held that criminality was an inherited trait.”
Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors
“In the past, inherited heirloom jewelry would have been worn by mothers and their eligible daughters to signal the wealth of the family to interested suitors.”
Having been bequeathed or passed down through inheritance
Having been gained through endowment or being granted
In one's possession or ownership
Used or second-hand, passed along by its prior user
Past tense for to gain possession of something by way of an inheritance
“This allows you to decide exactly which people will inherit any money, property, or other assets when you die.”
Past tense for to assume a role or position once occupied by someone else
“The leader may inherit a situation for which moral authority cannot produce obedience or may be too far removed to exercise it.”
Past tense for to acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor
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