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heritage

 
Noun heritage has 4 senses
  1. heritage - practices that are handed down from the past by tradition; "a heritage of freedom"
    --1 is a kind of
    practice
  2. inheritance, heritage - any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"
    --2 is a kind of attribute
    --2 has particulars: birthright; background; birthright; upbringing
  3. inheritance, heritage - that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
    --3 is a kind of transferred property, transferred possession
    --3 has parts: heirloom
    --3 has particulars:
     primogeniture; borough English; accretion; bequest, legacy; birthright, patrimony; devise; heirloom
  4. inheritance, heritage - hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
    --4 is a kind of acquisition
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