Heir Apparent

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Definition: Heir Apparent

Quick Summary of Heir Apparent

One who expects to receive property from the estate of a family member, as long as she outlives that person.

What is the dictionary definition of Heir Apparent?

Dictionary Definition

n. the person who is expected to receive a share of the estate of a family member if he/she lives longer, or is not specifically disinherited by will.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Heir Apparent are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th April, 2020 | 3 Views.