Part of speech:
The definition of congenital is something present from birth.
Capable of being passed on to children.
Any special privilege accorded a firstborn
Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent:
Capable of inheriting; having the rights of an heir
The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
Relating to genetics or genes.
Present in the organism at birth; innate; not acquired
A right or the rights that a person has because of being born in a certain family, nation, etc.
The definition of an endowment is a gift of money, talent or other asset that has been given to someone or to an institution, or is the act of giving such a gift.
(Law) One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will.
The act of giving:
The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright:
Money or property left to someone by a will; bequest
An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
An inheritance or legacy; heritage.
(Law) The right of the eldest child, especially the eldest son, to inherit the entire estate of one or both parents.
A future interest in land created by operation of law by a conveyance of property for a specified period of time without transfer of title to said land. Upon expiration of the period of the lease, the land reverts to the lease grantor or his or her heirs. Additionally, reversion may refer to the part of an estate that the grantor retains upon conveyance of the rest of it. See also remainder and reservation.
The act or process of becoming entitled as a legal beneficiary to the property of a deceased person.
The positive, or negative, attraction of a plant or sessile animal toward, or away from, a stimulus, as in the turning of a sunflower toward the light
(genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
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