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  • v  prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
  • s  deprived of your rightful heritage

  • PRO: Heir apparent of the Kingdom of Rajpipla in Gujarat, India, who came out of the closet last year and was promptly disowned and disinherited by his family.
  • As she wanders through California in the mid-1960's, trying to unravel their secret, Oedipa senses for the first time a larger, weirder universe of the disinherited, a scampering .
  • Apparently unprepared for the announcement, its officials kept the shocked silence of the disinherited.
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  • Children of late ex-USC coach Jim Carlen contest will
    Three adult children of the late former University of South Carolina football coach Jim Carlen have filed a petition in probate court, alleging the coach's second wife orchestrated a revised will that unlawfully disinherited them from the coach's $10 mill
    Aug. 1, 2013 - The Greenville News

  • Jesse Jackson in Dissident Voice
    One day, the South will know that when these disinherited children of God sat down at lunch counters, they were in reality standing up for what is best in the American dream and for the most sacred values in our Judeo-Christian heritage, thereby... Martin Luther King http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr.&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHseSRQmT3TmRBJOlbGGVSeJWjW7w Human Events (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.humanevents.com/article.php%3Fid%3D19801&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE15INdDYA9uf1Zj__iJyyC0AlrbA Mar 13, 2007 28524 37386 disinherited It is now 20 years since Jesse Jackson called his constituency that of the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised" -- yet the current party is effectively still the party of rich white men whose instincts and...
  • John Howard in Advertiser Adelaide
    The time has come for root-and-branch renewal of the teaching of Australian history in our schools, in terms of the numbers learning and the way it is taught,Mr Howard said. "Young people are at risk of being disinherited from their...

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