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adjective hereditary pronunciation in British English /həˈredət(ə)ri/

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  1. 1
    biology a hereditary disease or quality is passed from a parent to a child in their genes

    Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary condition.

  2. 2
    legal a hereditary title or right is officially passed from a parent to their child

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