Ethnicity vs. Heritage

Ethnicity vs. Heritage — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Ethnicity and Heritage

Ethnicitynoun

Ethnic character, background, or affiliation.

Heritagenoun

Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance.

Ethnicitynoun

An ethnic group.

Heritagenoun

Something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition.

Ethnicitynoun

The common characteristics of a group of people, especially regarding ancestry, culture, language or national experiences.

Heritagenoun

The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright

a heritage of affluence and social position.
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Ethnicitynoun

An ethnic group.

Heritagenoun

A domesticated animal or a crop of a traditional breed, usually not widely produced for commercial purposes.

Ethnicitynoun

Race; common ancestry.

Heritagenoun

An inheritance; property that may be inherited.

Ethnicitynoun

an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties;

ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations

Heritagenoun

A tradition; a practice or set of values that is passed down from preceding generations through families or through institutional memory.

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Heritagenoun

A birthright; the status acquired by birth, especially of but not exclusive to the firstborn.

Heritagenoun

(attributive) Having a certain background, such as growing up with a second language.

The university requires heritage Spanish students to enroll in a specially designed Spanish program not available to non-heritage students.

Heritagenoun

practices that are handed down from the past by tradition;

a heritage of freedom

Heritagenoun

any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors;

my only inheritance was my mother's blessingthe world's heritage of knowledge

Heritagenoun

that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

Heritagenoun

hereditary succession to a title or an office or property