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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of inherit.


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  • The iPad obviously has huge potential for vertical markets (especially healthcare) and the ease of programming it (presumably) inherits from the iPhone makes it a more nimble platform than anything Windows based.

    iPad, therefore i...Read?

  • She addresses the standards the work sets for itself or inherits from the previous works: Meyer's prose seldom rises above the serviceable, and the plotting is leaden, but Twilight is really all about unrequited female erotic yearning.

    Ethics and Enthusiasm

  • The cottage Janet inherits is somewhere in the north, her home with her father somewhere in America.

    Seizure « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Locked into the very categories he inherits from the Victorians, Marcus insists that pornography's

    Notes on 'How to Do the History of Pornography: Romantic Sexuality and its Field of Vision'

  • You may know a Portuguese nobleman by the feeble & blighted body he inherits from the vice of his ancestors. xxxxx vice is now more general — & its consequent disease almost universal.

    Letter 146

  • I mean, potentially, besides the human aspect of who should raise this child, whoever has access to the child, whoever is raising the child has access to whatever moneys the child inherits, which is potentially tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions of dollars, correct?

    CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2007

  • Obama "inherits" a Globalistan where teeming masses have discovered, to their grief, that markets do not suppress poverty, unemployment and exploitation.

    Russ Wellen: 'Obama Does Globalistan'

  • TUNGSTEN lets an entity partitions its knowledge stores into a tree; each node of a tree contains some assertions, and also 'inherits' the assertions from its children, allowing an entity to create a knowledge sub-tree for public data to be exposed automatically via CARBON - and then provide additional sub-trees to be merged on top for readers who meet access control requirements.

    Snell-Pym » ARGON

  • What is the significance in Logan’s life of the Miro paintings Logan "inherits" from

    Any Human Heart by William Boyd: Questions

  • Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when she "inherits" her nine-year-old niece Zoe (Abigail Breslin), while contending with a brash new sous-chef who joins her staff. - Articles related to Raikkonen says unlikely to return to Formula One


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