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heir apparent

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. (See: heir)

See: legatee

heir apparent

a person whose right to succeed to certain property cannot be defeated, provided such person survives his ancestor.
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Meanwhile, Lekhwiya coach Eric Gerets was keen to finish off the Qatar season in style after his success in the Heir Apparent Cup.
At the beginning of the session, Qatari Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani delivered a speech in which he welcomed Crown Prince Salman and the accompanying delegation.
HH the Heir Apparent hailed what he saw at the expo and wished the organisers every success in achieving their goals.
But when the company's board forced out Daft early this year, they also decided to snub his heir apparent.
Abu Dhabi, Jumada I 3, 1435, Mar 4, 2014, SPA -- Sheikh General Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Heir Apparent of Abu Dhabi, the Deputy Supreme Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, received a telephone call from the U.
By Sports Reporter/Doha Lucky winners of Heir Apparent Cup final raffle Madjid Bougherra admits winning HH the Heir Apparent Cup final was revenge for losing their QSL title.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Defence Minister Prince Salman as heir apparent, ensuring a smooth succession at a time of tough challenges for the world's biggest oil exporter.
IKOLI VICTOR DOHA AL RAYYAN won its fourth Heir Apparent Cup beating Al Sadd 5-4 on penalties, after an explosive 90 minutes of football at Al Gharafa Stadium on Thursday.
Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday called Qatari Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim Bin
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Heir Apparent of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces.
THE Prince of Wales becomes the longest serving heir apparent in British history today.
Summary: Qatar's Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday laid the foundation stone of Ras Girtas Power Project in Ras Laffan Industrial City