from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a hereditary manner
  • adv. With regard to inheritance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By inheritance; in an hereditary manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By inheritance.


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  • In Nazi Germany, a law was passed permitting abortions for those deemed “hereditarily ill,” (basically those they experimented on in the camps) while women considered of “German stock” were specifically prohibited from having abortions.

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  • Everything was done according to protocols set forth by the 1931 Engagement and Marriage Order aimed at ensuring that the SS would remain “a hereditarily healthy clan of a strictly Nordic German sort” and sanctioned by the Main Office of Race and Settlement.

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  • Viewing it from all angles the point is, it is discriminative criteria to reject siblings of non Jewish mothers on the logical basis that no female line could possibly hereditarily claim pure Jewish roots going back five thousand years.

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  • [I] ndividuals hereditarily predisposed to defend private resources for themselves and their social group pass more genes on to the next generation.

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  • As Prince George, the hereditarily privileged idiot son ostensibly at the helm of this empire, continues to sit comfortably in his palace, real soldiers are fighting and dying in a place most of us will never see: Valley Forge.

    Davis Sweet: Blogging Valley Forge - Accepting Iscol's Challenge

  • My very good friend the novelist is actually a Serbian duchess, hereditarily; I'll pass the appeal along.

    Serbian speaker?

  • For example, the collection HF of hereditarily finite sets may be characterized by

    Non-wellfounded Set Theory

  • The class HOD of hereditarily ordinal definable sets consists of all sets a for which a, the members of

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  • And though such noble ladies, as your ladyship and Lady Betty, who are born to independency, and are hereditarily, as I may say, on a foot with the highest-descended gentleman in the land, might have exerted a spirit, and would have a right to choose your own servants, and to distribute rewards and punishments to the deserving and undeserving, at your own good pleasure; yet what had


  • Pumpington, and his race rules hereditarily over this nation of

    The Book of Snobs


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