heir apparent


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heir apparent

n. pl. heirs apparent
An heir who will inherit the ancestor's estate, title, or office as long as the ancestor does not exclude the heir in any will and the heir survives the ancestor.

heir apparent

n, pl heirs apparent
(Law) property law a person whose right to succeed to certain property cannot be defeated, provided such person survives his ancestor. Compare heir presumptive

heir′ appar′ent



n., pl. heirs apparent.
1. an heir whose right is indefeasible, provided he or she survives the ancestor.
2. a person whose succession to a position appears certain.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heir apparent - an heir whose right to an inheritance cannot be defeated if that person outlives the ancestor
heir, heritor, inheritor - a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
heir presumptive - a person who expects to inherit but whose right can be defeated by the birth of a nearer relative
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heir apparent

heir apparent

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A shout of laughter burst from the courtiers as they heard these words, and Prince Firouz Schah, the heir apparent, was filled with anger at the Indian's presumption.
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During the audience, the heir apparent conveyed congratulations of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Emirates to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on the advent of Ramadhan.
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Kuwait, Oct 29 (ONA) Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jabir al-Sabah, Heir Apparent of the sisterly State of Kuwait today received Sheikh Salim bin Suhail bin Mahad al-Ma'ashani, Sultanate's ambassador to the State of Kuwait to bid him farewell at the end of his tour of duty.
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Charles became heir apparent on the death of his grandfather George VI, when his mother succeeded to the throne on February 6 1952.