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heritage
used in Outliers

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Definition
something handed down from the past
in various senses, including:
  • traditions — as in "Americans inherit a heritage of freedom"
  • cultural practices — as in "Hospitality to strangers is part of Arabic cultural heritage."
  • physical items built and/or protected from long ago — as in "The cathedral is a World Heritage site," or "The national parks are part of our heritage as Americans."
  • "White and light" refers to people who are either entirely white or, more likely, who have some black heritage that is no longer readily apparent.
    Epilogue (63% in)
  • He believed that if the Koreans were honest about where they came from and were willing to confront those aspects of their heritage that did not suit the aviation world, they could change.
    Chapter 7 (93% in)

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