ancestry

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈænsɛstri/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈænsɛstri/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(anses trē or, esp. Brit., -sə strē)


Inflections of 'ancestry' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": ancestries

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Synonyms:
lineage, heritage , parentage, pedigree, family , blood , birth , relationship , line , kin , kinfolk, forebears, descent , predecessors, relatives, relations, blood relative, breeding , connection , family tie, extraction, origin , patrilineage, race , consanguinity, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents

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