heritage


heritage
noun
ADJECTIVE
glorious, precious, proud, rich

The country has a long and proud heritage.

unique
natural
common, national, shared

Folk songs are part of our common heritage.

ancient
architectural, artistic, cultural, historic, historical, industrial, literary, maritime, musical, religious, spiritual
ethnic, racial
diverse, mixed

A third of the country's population is of mixed racial heritage.

African, Jewish, etc.
biological, family, genetic
VERB + HERITAGE
have

The city has an exceptionally rich heritage of historic buildings.

claim

the 40 million or so Americans who claim an Irish heritage

conserve (esp. BrE), preserve, protect, safeguard (esp. BrE)

an organization whose aim is to protect our heritage of wild plants

abandon, destroy, lose

I will not abandon my religious heritage.

celebrate, embrace, reclaim

The performance shows how African Americans celebrate their heritage.

explore

She made a conscious attempt to explore her Jewish heritage.

trace

It's a family-run business that traces its heritage back to 1884.

share

They share a common ethnic heritage.

HERITAGE + NOUN
attraction (BrE), building (esp. BrE), centre/center, museum, park, site
trail, walk (BrE)
tourism
industry
language
conservation, preservation (esp. AmE), protection
status

The site has UNESCO World Heritage status.


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  • Heritage — refers to something which is inherited from one s ancestors. It has several different senses, including:* Cultural heritage, a nation s historic monuments, museum collections, etc. * Natural heritage, a nation s fauna and flora, natural resources …   Wikipedia

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