(a.) That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
(a.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.
(1) But earlier this year the Unesco world heritage committee called for the cancellation of all such Virunga oil permits and appealed to two concession holders, Total and Soco International, not to undertake exploration in world heritage sites.
(2) Michele Hanson 'The heat finally broke – I realised something had to change …' Stuart Heritage (right) with his brother in 2003.
(3) Roger Madelin, the chief executive of the developers Argent, which consulted the prince's aides on the £2bn plan to regenerate 27 hectares (67 acres) of disused rail land at Kings Cross in London, said the prince now has a similar stature as a consultee as statutory bodies including English Heritage, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and professional bodies including Riba and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
(4) While circulating the quarries is illegal – you risk a fine of up to €60 – neither the IGC nor the police seem to mind the veteran cataphiles who possess a good knowledge of the underground space, and who respect their heritage.
(5) These are some of the finest Neolithic monuments in the world, and in 1999 they were given World Heritage status by Unesco, an act that led directly to the discovery of the Ness of Brodgar.
(6) The emails appear to show Heritage Oil’s attempt to use a tax loophole to avoid a huge capital gains tax bill.
(7) The National Heritage Memorial Fund found a further £10m and the National Galleries of Scotland £4.6m, with £2m from the Monument Trust and £1m from the Art Fund, while members of the public and private donors gave another £7.4m.
(8) Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund and countless donations from individuals and groups, this wonderful picture – a masterpiece by any standards – will be enjoyed, free of charge, in the National Portrait Gallery for many generations to come."
(9) Unesco will give its verdict on the proposal when the world heritage committee meets in June this year.
(10) I think it’s a wonderful heritage,” Evans said.
(11) His recent play was about a young man exploring his eastern European Jewish heritage – "narcissism dressed up as history" is how Eisenberg dismisses this personal interest of his – and he has specialised in playing nervy, nerdy characters.
(12) Three thousand cheers for Will Self ( Has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge?
(13) George Clooney has strolled into one of the most bitter and longest-running controversies in the heritage world, saying it would be "very nice" if the British Museum sent the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece.
(14) Fifty-three years on, he has a broad Yorkshire accent but still speaks fluent Urdu: a boon in a constituency containing places such as Bradford, where 20% of the population are of Pakistani heritage.
(15) One is a large multicultural school with a high proportion of British Pakistani-heritage pupils.
(16) We are emailing you both because we urgently need to re-domicile HGOL [Heritage Oil] to Mauritius primarily due to the double tax agreement between Uganda and Mauritius,” wrote the employee.
(17) We Britons are famously obsessive about our heritage.
(18) The major statistically significant intragroup differences in pain intensity and response are related to differences in generation, degree of heritage consistency, and locus-of-control style.
(19) In recent weeks, prominent conservative groups including the Heritage Foundation announced their opposition.
(20) The director general of the UN’s cultural agency called for an immediate end to hostilities in the Unesco world heritage site and for the protection of cultural heritage from direct targeting.
(imp. & p. p.) of Inherit
(1) Alleles in this region can be exchanged between X and Y chromosomes and are therefore inherited as if autosomal.
(2) Seven males have been observed carrying both inherited tritan and red-green defects.
(3) Pedigree studies have suggested that there may be an inherited predisposition to many apparently nonfamilial colorectal cancers and a genetic model of tumorigenesis in common colorectal cancer has been proposed that includes the activation of dominantly acting oncogenes and the inactivation of growth suppressor genes.
(4) In neither case has a significant elevation in inherited genetic effects or cancer been detected in the offspring of exposed individuals.
(5) When power-transformed scores are used to eliminate skewness, there is evidence for one distribution and it is not possible to distinguish single gene from multifactorial (polygenic or cultural) inheritance.
(6) Asymptomatic relatives that have inherited the disease probably can be detected with this method.
(7) This recently reported inherited syndrome should be recognized by pathologists because of major risk of cardiac myxoma.
(8) This situation highlights the potential importance of molecules with different inheritance patterns in elucidating complex cases of reticulate evolution.
(9) Approximately 20 inherited disorders of kidney transport occurring in man have so far been defined.
(10) Neurospora crassa mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid shows strict uniparental inheritance in sexual crosses, with a notable absence of mixtures and recombinant types that appear frequently in heteroplasmons.
(11) The overall results indicate an inherited impairment of 3-HSD activity confined only to C-21 steroid substrates and, thus, suggest the existence of at least two 3-HSD isoenzymes under independent genetic regulation.
(12) About one out of three profoundly deaf children has an autosomal recessive form of inherited deafness.
(13) In considering nutrition and circadian rhythms, time-of-eating behavior is an inherited, genetically controlled pattern that can be phase-shifted by conditioning or training.
(14) Given the financial crisis this government inherited, we had no choice but to make significant savings.
(15) The pupils at the Royal Blind School, Edinburgh, were surveyed and it was found that 40% of the 100 pupils had definitely inherited severe eye disease.
(16) However, as the males have not reproduced, it is not possible to rule out X-linked dominant inheritance.
(17) However, family members born at 50% risk can find out if they have inherited the mutant gene only if family analyses are possible.
(18) Proposed models for the inheritance of locus-specific methylation phenotypes in somatic cells include those in which there is stable inheritance of a methylation pattern such that all cells contain a similarly methylated locus, as well as models in which the inheritance of methylation can be variable.
(19) It inherited an economy that was growing quite strongly but activity came to an abrupt halt last autumn and has flatlined ever since.
(20) An autosomal recessive mode of inheritance of this deficiency was found.