Portuguese translation of 'ancestry'
ascendência, ancestrais mpl
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Example Sentences Including 'ancestry'
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Is it worth paying to trace your ancestry?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She became a British citizen last year thanks to her Scottish ancestry.The Sun (2012)
The first inhabitants and their many successors are extinct: we can trace our own direct ancestry back less than 12,000 years.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The more we are encouraged to be individualistic, the more we hark back to ancestry to discern our own character.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Its ancestry may go back 2,000 years - possibly more.Food Watch (1994)
They say folk there may differ because they trace their ancestry to the tribes that first moved into Europe as ice receded.The Sun (2012)
Determined to persuade shareholders that she was no pushover, she turned to her Scottish ancestry.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
How far back can you trace your own ancestry?Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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'ancestry' in Other Languages
British English: ancestry NOUN
Your ancestry is the fact that you are descended from certain people.
...a family who could trace their ancestry back to the sixteenth century.
Translation of ancestry from the Collins English to Portuguese