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to inherit: to receive money or possessions from someone after their death (usually family)

an inheritance: money or possessions given by a person after their death
inheritance tax is tax paid to the government on money or property received from a person after their death

Pronunciation examples
UK: I inherited the family business from my father.
US: He spent 4000 dollars of his grandmother's inheritance on alcohol.

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