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I've always loved writing, and my heritage has been interesting, growing up in a bi-cultural family. My mother being Vietnamese and my father being French, it's like an East-West meeting in my house.
Mylene Dinh-Robic

Meaning of "heritage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HERITAGE

From Old French.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HERITAGE

heritage  [ˈhɛrɪtɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HERITAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heritage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HERITAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Heritage

Heritage refers to something inherited from the past. The word has several different senses, including: ▪ Natural heritage, an inheritance of fauna and flora, geology, landscape and landforms, and other natural resources ▪ Cultural heritage, the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society: man-made heritage ▪ Food heritage ▪ Industrial heritage, monuments from industrial culture ▪ Virtual Heritage, an ICT work dealing with cultural heritage ▪ Inheritance of physical goods after the death of an individual; of the physical or non-physical things inherited ▪ Heredity, biological inheritance of physical characteristics ▪ Birthright, something inherited due to the place, time, or circumstances of someone's birth ▪ Kinship, the relationship between entities that share a genealogical origin In music Albums: ▪ Heritage, 1976 ▪ Heritage, 1990 ▪ Heritage, 2002 ▪ Heritage, 2011, and the...

Definition of heritage in the English dictionary

The first definition of heritage in the dictionary is something inherited at birth, such as personal characteristics, status, and possessions. Other definition of heritage is anything that has been transmitted from the past or handed down by tradition. Heritage is also the evidence of the past, such as historical sites, buildings, and the unspoilt natural environment, considered collectively as the inheritance of present-day society.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HERITAGE


advantage
ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ
baronetage
ˈbærənɪtɪdʒ
cottage
ˈkɒtɪdʒ
dacoitage
dəˈkɔɪtɪdʒ
dual-heritage
ˈdjuːəl ˈherɪtɪdʒ
exploitage
ɪkˈsplɔɪtɪdʒ
footage
ˈfʊtɪdʒ
freightage
ˈfreɪtɪdʒ
hermitage
ˈhɜːmɪtɪdʒ
hostage
ˈhɒstɪdʒ
knightage
ˈnaɪtɪdʒ
maritage
ˈmærɪtɪdʒ
percentage
pəˈsɛntɪdʒ
postage
ˈpəʊstɪdʒ
reportage
rɪˈpɔːtɪdʒ
secretage
ˈsiːkrɪtɪdʒ
unitage
juːˈnaɪtɪdʒ
vintage
ˈvɪntɪdʒ
voltage
ˈvəʊltɪdʒ
weightage
ˈweɪtɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HERITAGE

herewith
Hering
heriot
heriotable
Herisau
herisson
heritability
heritable
heritably
heritage centre
heritage industry
heritage site
heritor
heritress
heritrix
herl
herling
herm
herma

WORDS THAT END LIKE HERITAGE

Armitage
backstage
disadvantage
dual heritage
English Heritage
etage
fruitage
high voltage
high-voltage
hospitage
montage
outage
portage
sabotage
shortage
stage
the Hermitage
the stage
vantage
wattage

Synonyms and antonyms of heritage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HERITAGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «heritage» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of heritage

Translation of «heritage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HERITAGE

Find out the translation of heritage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of heritage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heritage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

遗产
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

patrimonio
570 millions of speakers

English

heritage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विरासत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إرْث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наследство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

herança
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঐতিহ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

héritage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Warisan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

先祖伝来のもの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Warisan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

di sản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாரம்பரியத்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वारसा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

miras
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

retaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziedzictwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спадок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

moștenire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κληρονομιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

erfenis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kulturarv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of heritage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HERITAGE»

The term «heritage» is very widely used and occupies the 5.246 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HERITAGE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «heritage» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «heritage» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about heritage

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10 QUOTES WITH «HERITAGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word heritage.
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Bernard Arnault
In the luxury business, you have to build on heritage.
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Rick Atkinson
That was a pretty fine Army that we had in 1965. By 1973, it was in tatters. It was a disgrace to the country and to itself, to its own heritage, really. So it's, you know, the Army belongs to all 307 million of us. It is our common possession, it's our common heritage. As goes the Army, so goes the republic.
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Bruce Babbitt
We have to preserve it and use it sustainably. And the short-term use of resources at the destruction of the long-term heritage of this country is not a policy that we can pursue.
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Spencer Bachus
For 180 years, we voted in English. That is the true American tradition, and this amendment is true to our heritage, not what has existed unnaturally for the last 20 years.
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James Henry Breasted
But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors.
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Harry Browne
Contrary to all the blather we here about the unique goodness of the American people or our religious heritage or anything else, the one thing that set this country apart from all others was the Bill of Rights.
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Stokely Carmichael
It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations.
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Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
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Mylene Dinh-Robic
I've always loved writing, and my heritage has been interesting, growing up in a bi-cultural family. My mother being Vietnamese and my father being French, it's like an East-West meeting in my house.
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Eliot Engel
The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HERITAGE»

Discover the use of heritage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heritage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Heritage: Critical Approaches
This is presented as part of a broader examination of the function of heritage in late modern societies, with a particular focus on the changes which have resulted from the globalisation of heritage during the late twentieth and early ...
Rodney Harrison, 2013
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The American Heritage Book of English Usage: A Practical and ...
The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries, 1996
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Heritage
From the ruins of Berlin to the birth of Israel, from the Italian Alps to the Australian high country, Heritage is a passionate and fast-paced tale of rebirth, struggle, sacrifice and redemption, and a tribute to those who gave meaning to ...
Judy Nunn, 2011
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Art and Cultural Heritage: Law, Policy, and Practice
This volume contains relevant and pressing issues in the law, policy, and the practice of art and cultural heritage protection.
Barbara T. Hoffman, 2006
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International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Setting out the international law principles and rules derived from the various international conventions that address cultural heritage in its various manifestations, this book critically evaluates the extent to which these international ...
Craig Forrest, 2012
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The Politics Of World Heritage: Negotiating Tourism And ...
This collection of papers discuss World Trade Law and focus on the contested nature of World Heritage at sites as diverse as The Netherlands, Ellis Island (USA), post-colonial Mesoamerica, Cambodia, Fiji, Kyrgyzstan, and Vietnam.
David Harrison, Michael Hitchcock, 2005
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Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes
Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes is both a celebration and commemoration of working class culture.
Laurajane Smith, Paul Shackel, Gary Campbell, 2012
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Heritage of Scribes: The Relation of Rovas Scripts to ...
The historical and linguistic statements in the book are based on the published theories and statements of acknowledged scholars, historians, archaeologists, and linguists.
Gábor Hosszú, 2012
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Heritage
Nobody visits Heritage.
Dale Smith, 2002
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The Classical Heritage in Islam
The works and ideas of classical antiquity had an enormous influence on Islam, not only in its philosophy, science and medicine but also in its religious disciplines.
Franz Rosenthal, 1975

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HERITAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term heritage is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Character and heritage' of UK's post boxes to be preserved - ITV News
New commitments to preserve the "character and heritage" of the country's post boxes have been set out by Royal Mail and government ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
2
Police initiative launched to protect heritage from 'thieves, vandals …
Heritage Watch, an Essex Police-led partnership, will work with agencies including Historic England, the police commissioner and the National Trust to protect ... «East London and West Essex Guardian Series, Jul 15»
3
£400,000 makeover begins on Elgin heritage route - Press and …
The Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere heritage route will take shape over the next two years, and yesterday organisers gathered at the summit ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
4
Meet English Heritage's new CEO - eight-year-old Thea - Yorkshire …
Thea Hunt, 8, from Wordsley, West Midlands, is announced as English Heritage's first ever Child Executive Officer at Kenilworth Castle in ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
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Riverbank where Jesus was baptised is declared UNESCO heritage
UNESCO has declared Bethany Beyond the Jordan, on the eastern side of the Jordan River, a World Heritage site and the location of Jesus's ... «Catholic Herald Online, Jul 15»
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Heritage's Summer FUN Auction Realizes $8.3 Million | Coin News
Heritage's July 9 to 12 coin auctions, held in conjunction with the Summer FUN Show in Orlando, rang in over $8.3 million in sales. «CoinNews.net, Jul 15»
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Heritage Bank Opens New Downtown Seattle Office - Expanding …
Amy Curran joins Heritage as Senior Vice President & Team Leader with more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry in King ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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New guide to Shire's Pictish heritage - Inverurie Herald
And the guide has been released as the school holidays arrive, providing a great way to get out and explore the area's rich heritage. Ranging ... «Inverurie Herald, Jul 15»
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Hundreds enjoy day of Lancashire heritage at the Whitaker …
Hundreds of people flocked to a Valley museum for a celebration of local heritage. Around 250 people enjoyed a day of Lancastrian music, ... «Rossendale Free Press, Jul 15»
10
1 California prof latest academic to have claims of Indian heritage
A tenured California professor is the latest academic to be accused of re-writing their personal history when claiming Cherokee heritage. «Fox News, Jul 15»

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