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hereditary

US [həˈredɪˌteri]
UK [həˈredət(ə)ri]
  • adj.遗传的;遗传性的;世袭的;有世袭身份(或头衔)的
  • Web祖传的;遗传类
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adj.
1.
遗传的;遗传性的given to a child by its parents before it is born
a hereditary illness/disease/condition/problem
遗传的疾病╱问题
Epilepsy is hereditary in her family.
癫痫是她家族的遗传病。
2.
世袭的that is legally given to sb's child, when that person dies
a hereditary title/monarchy
世袭的头衔╱君主制
3.
有世袭身份(或头衔)的holding a rank or title that is hereditary
hereditary peers/rulers
世袭的贵族╱统治者

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