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noun [countable] heir pronunciation in American English /er/
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pluralheirs

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  1. 1
    someone who will receive money, property, or a title when another person dies
    a real estate heir
    heir to: Hesketh was the heir to a grocery fortune.
    heir to the throne (=the next king or queen): Richard was now heir to the throne of the Angevin Empire.
  2. 2
    the next person to have a particular job or to continue someones work or ideas
    heir to: the heirs to Mussolini’s fascist regime

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