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inherit

US [ɪnˈherɪt]
UK [ɪn'herɪt]
  • v.继承(金钱、财产等);经遗传获得(品质、身体特征等)
  • Web经遗传而得;承袭;承继
Simple Present:inherits  Present Participle:inheriting  Past Tense:inherited  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth) (from sb)
继承(金钱、财产等)to receive money, property, etc. from sb when they die
She inherited a fortune from her father.
她从她父亲那里继承了一大笔财富。
2.
[t]
~ sth (from sb)
经遗传获得(品质、身体特征等)to have qualities, physical features, etc. that are similar to those of your parents, grandparents, etc.
He has inherited his mother's patience.
这种耐心是母亲遗传给他的。
an inherited disease
遗传病
3.
[t]
~ sth (from sb)
接替(责任等);继任if youinherit a particular situation from sb, you are now responsible for dealing with it, especially because you have replaced that person in their job
policies inherited from the previous administration
因袭上届政府的政策

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