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crown prince

n.
The male heir apparent to a throne.

crown prince

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the male heir to a sovereign throne

crown′ prince′


n.
a male heir apparent to a throne.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crown prince - a male heir apparent to a thronecrown prince - a male heir apparent to a throne  
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations
وَلي العَهد
následník trůnu
kronprins
kruununprinssimanttelinperijä
trónörökös
krónprins, ríkisarfi
korunný princ
kronprins

crown prince

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crown

(kraun) noun
1. a circular, often jewelled, head-dress, especially one worn as a mark of royalty or honour. the queen's crown.
2. (with capital) the king or queen or governing power in a monarchy. revenue belonging to the Crown.
3. the top eg of a head, hat, hill etc. We reached the crown of the hill.
4. (an artificial replacement for) the part of a tooth which can be seen.
verb
1. to make (someone) king or queen by placing a crown on his or her head. The archbishop crowned the queen.
2. to form the top part of (something). an iced cake crowned with a cherry.
3. to put an artificial crown on (a tooth).
4. to hit (someone) on the head. If you do that again, I'll crown you!
crown prince
the heir to the throne.
crown princess
1. the wife of a crown prince.
2. the female heir to the throne.
References in classic literature ?
An invitation was extended to us to visit the palace of the eldest son, the Crown Prince of Russia, which was near at hand.
The Crown Prince is always in opposition to the crown or hankering after it.
Germany, though aggrieved, was not anxious for war, and, as a peace token, sent the Crown Prince and seven battleships on a friendly visit to the United States.
of the crews and officers, along with the Crown Prince, perished.
I was sitting on deck with some of the fellows who were going into the American ambulance service with me, my Airedale, Crown Prince Nobbler, asleep at my feet, when the first blast of the whistle shattered the peace and security of the ship.
And another thought which now filled his mind was the fact of his strange likeness to the Crown Prince of England.
Without prejudice to the above-mentioned (first, second and third) provisions of this order, if the King wishes - in the future- to choose a Deputy Crown Prince, he will have the right to submit his nominee's candidature for this post to the members of the Pledge-Allegiance Commission.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed thanks and appreciation to HRH the Crown Prince for his fraternal noble feelings, wishing him abundant good health and happiness.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 28, 1436, June 15, 2015, SPA -- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of the Interior and Chairman of Hajj Supreme Committee, graced here on Sunday evening the special meeting on demonstration of the security plans for the season of Umrah this year to receive Umrah performers in Makkah and visitors in Madinah.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, received on Wednesday night groups of princes, scholars, ministers, Shoura members as well officials and citizens, who offered pledge of allegiance to them.
KUWAIT, March 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Saba received at Seif Palace on Sunday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, left Riyadh today for the State of Kuwait to head on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participating in the Arab Summit at its 25th regular session due to start in the State of Kuwait today.