Definition of 'heritage'
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Luckily, Sybbis had a healthy heritage on both sides, giving no reason to doubt her fertility. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2001)I should not have to cope with my present fears -- and something deeper, darker, my heritage. THE GOLDEN LION (2001)He even tried to forget the atrocity stories that were so much a part of his heritage, tales of English conquest and cruelties. HERE BE DRAGONS (2001)
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Translations for 'heritage'
British English: heritage /ˈhɛrɪtɪdʒ/ NOUN
A country's heritage consists of all the qualities and traditions that have continued over many years, especially when they are considered to be of historical importance.
...a rich heritage of historical monuments.
- American English: heritage
- Arabic: إرْث
- Brazilian Portuguese: herança
- Chinese: 遗产
- Croatian: baština
- Czech: dědictví
- Danish: arv
- Dutch: erfenis
- European Spanish: patrimonio
- Finnish: kulttuuriperintö
- French: héritage patrimoine
- German: Erbe
- Greek: κληρονομιά
- Italian: retaggio
- Japanese: 先祖伝来のもの
- Korean: 유산
- Norwegian: arv
- Polish: dziedzictwo
- European Portuguese: herança
- Romanian: moștenire
- Russian: наследство
- Spanish: patrimonio
- Swedish: kulturarv
- Thai: มรดก
- Turkish: miras
- Ukrainian: спадок
- Vietnamese: di sản
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