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  • adv. By inheritance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By inheritance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Byway of patrimony; by inheritance.


patrimonial +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • From it follow the other basic rights, notably property, the patrimonially protected prolongation of freedom, the security of guarantees of the free enjoyment and right of resistance to oppression, which is the supreme remedy against a political power's failure to respect natural rights or to be constrained by legal means to respect those rights.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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