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heritable in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheritableher‧i‧ta‧ble /ˈherətəbəl/ adjective law  SCLproperty that is heritable can be passed from the older members of a family to the younger ones
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heritableIf the average value of the trait in the offspring is higher than the parental generation average, the trait is heritable.It makes a permanent, heritable change.The variability was expected as the degree of relationship between two individuals only indicates the probability that the two share heritable characters.In most practical aspects heritable copyhold differed little from socage.Prior to the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions in 1747, those nobles who possessed extensive judicial rights controlled their own patronage.The would-be objector must be either an owner or an occupier of heritable property.