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adjective 
  1. (of a disease or quality) passed from a parent to a child in the genes
Haemophilia is in his family.
  1. (of a title, honour or right) legally granted to somebody's descendant after that person's death.
Duke is a title which was created in Norman times.
  1. (of a person) holding a hereditary (2) title or rank
rulers

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