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See also héritage
Alternative forms 
- hæritage (archaic)
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- An inheritance; property that may be inherited.
- A tradition; something that can be passed down from preceding generations.
- A birthright; the status acquired by birth, especially of but not exclusive to the firstborn.
- (attributive) Having a certain background, such as growing up with a second language.
- The university requires heritage Spanish students to enroll in a specially designed Spanish program not available to non-heritage students.
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