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inherit

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈherət; ɪnˈherɪt/

Translation of inherit in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to inherit sth (from sb/sth) heredar algo (de algn/algo) from their father they inherited nothing but debts de su padre no heredaron más que deudas
    Example sentences
    • Often properties are inherited by several heirs.
    • All other property is inherited equally among all heirs from both parents.
    • This allows you to decide exactly which people will inherit any money, property or other assets when you die.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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