how to pronounce heredity


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heredity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of heredity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… for the unit of heredity and for coming …”

meanings of heredity


  1. Hereditary transmission of the physical and genetic qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants.

heredity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word heredity occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heredity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heredity can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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