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heritable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
heritableher‧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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryheritableher‧i‧ta‧ble /ˈherətəbəl/ adjective LAW heritable property can be passed from the older members of a family to the younger members when the older ones dietenants with no heritable interest in the buildings they occupy
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