how to pronounce inherited


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inherited is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… also depends not only on what we have inherited in our family what has …”

meanings of inherited


  1. Hereditary.
  2. Obtained via an inheritance.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of inherit.

inherited frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word inherited occurs in english on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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