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

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