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pat·ri·mo·ny

 (păt′rə-mō′nē)
n. pl. pat·ri·mo·nies
1.
a. An inheritance from a father or paternal ancestor.
b. An inheritance or legacy; heritage.
2. An endowment or estate belonging to an institution, especially a church.

[Middle English, from Old French patrimoine, from Latin patrimōnium, from pater, patr-, father; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.]

pat′ri·mo′ni·al adj.
pat′ri·mo′ni·al·ly adv.

patrimony

(ˈpætrɪmənɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. an inheritance from one's father or other ancestor
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the endowment of a church
[C14 patrimoyne, from Old French, from Latin patrimonium paternal inheritance]
patrimonial adj
ˌpatriˈmonially adv

pat•ri•mo•ny

(ˈpæ trəˌmoʊ ni)

n., pl. -nies.
1. an estate inherited from one's father or ancestors.
2. any quality, characteristic, etc., that is inherited; heritage.
3. the estate or endowment of a religious institution.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin patrimōnium. See patri-, -mony]
pat`ri•mo′ni•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patrimony - a church endowment
endowment fund, endowment - the capital that provides income for an institution
2.patrimony - an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)patrimony - an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
inheritance, heritage - that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

patrimony

noun inheritance, share, heritage, portion, legacy, bequest, birthright I relinquished my estate and my patrimony. Britain's patrimony of country houses

patrimony

noun
Any special privilege accorded a firstborn:
Translations
إِرْث، ميراث
dědičný majetek
fædrenearv
isänperintöperintö
očevina
apai örökség
föîurleifî
tėvonija
dzimtīpašums
dedičný majetok
babadan kalma miras

patrimony

[ˈpætrɪmənɪ] Npatrimonio m

patrimony

nPatrimonium nt

patrimony

(ˈpӕtriməni) noun
property passed on to a person by his or her father or ancestors. This farm is part of my patrimony.
References in classic literature ?
I then spoke at large upon the constitution of an English parliament; partly made up of an illustrious body called the House of Peers; persons of the noblest blood, and of the most ancient and ample patrimonies. I described that extraordinary care always taken of their education in arts and arms, to qualify them for being counsellors both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal; and to be champions always ready for the defence of their prince and country, by their valour, conduct, and fidelity.
Many of the same socioeconomic circumstances that encouraged their patronage of convents, however, also encouraged the preservation in both real and symbolic terms of the familial patrimonies.
2010- 658 of June 15, 2010, an entrepreneur can have one or several patrimonies by appropriation.
In the context of the Quebec trust, the question can be formulated in terms of patrimonies. Let us return to the original example of the car purchased with trust property.
Le Nord de l'Ontario est non seulement fier de ses contributions a l'economie de notre grande nation par l'entremise des industries miniere, forestiere, agricole, manufacturiere et touristique, mais egalement, et ce avec raison, de ses patrimonies francophone et autochtone, et de la diversite et de l'unicite que ces derniers engendrent.
The fiduciary patrimony is distinct from the patrimonies of the fiduciaries.
At the Bourse, investors tried to preserve and enhance their patrimonies, yet globally their transactions were bringing drastic changes to the landscape and memory, both urban and rural.
Their own legitimate patrimonies, together with those of the other churches of the Christian east, were almost lost.
Most fisher leaders saw that the conflict between the two patrimonies required negotiation instead of outright protest; according to one, negotiation and collaboration were the only viable options, because protesting carried the risk of incarceration.
Referring to our law, article 31 paragraph 3 NCC provides that appropriation patrimonies are fiduciary patrimonies, constituted under the provisions of Title IV of Book III, affected to the practice of an authorized profession, as well as other patrimonies determined by law.
As a result, the contemporary French fiduciary acquires the right to hold one or more fiduciary patrimonies. He "exclusively exercises the prerogatives attached to the property.