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hereditary

he·red·i·tar·y

hereditary

 
pronunciation:
h re dih teI ri
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to traits or tendencies that can be genetically transmitted from parent to offspring.
a hereditary disease
definition 2: in law, of or pertaining to inheritance, as of property.
her hereditary rights
definition 3: characteristic of or fostered by earlier generations.
hereditary foeshereditary prejudices
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derivation: hereditarily (adv.)