apparent heir

Definition of "apparent heir"
  1. An individual who is expected to receive inheritance based on current circumstances
How to use "apparent heir" in a sentence
  1. Since he is the only child in the family, he is the apparent heir of his parents' estate.
  2. The apparent heir of the company is the current CEO's eldest daughter.
  3. The family left the vacation home to the apparent heir, their younger son who had shown the most interest in it.

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