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inherence

[in-heer-uh ns, -her-] /ɪnˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-/
noun
1.
the state or fact of inhering or being inherent.
2.
Philosophy. the relation of an attribute to its subject.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Medieval Latin inhaerentia. See inherent, -ence
Related forms
noninherence, noun
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inherence

/ɪnˈhɪərəns; -ˈhɛr-/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being inherent
2.
(metaphysics) the relation of attributes, elements, etc, to the subject of which they are predicated, esp if they are its essential constituents
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Word Origin and History for non-inherence

inherence

n.

1570s, from Medieval Latin inhaerentia, from inhaerentem (see inherent). Related: Inherency (c.1600).

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