heir expectant


heir expectant
See heir apparent.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • heir — / ar/ n: one who inherits or is entitled to succeed to the possession of property after the death of its owner: as a: one who by operation of law inherits the property and esp. the real property of a person who dies without leaving a valid will… …   Law dictionary

  • heir — /er/ See heirs @ heir apparent An heir whose right of inheritance is indefeasible, provided he outlive the ancestor; as in England the eldest son, or his issue, who must, by the course of the common law, be heir to the father whenever he happens… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heir — /er/ See heirs @ heir apparent An heir whose right of inheritance is indefeasible, provided he outlive the ancestor; as in England the eldest son, or his issue, who must, by the course of the common law, be heir to the father whenever he happens… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heir — Synonyms and related words: aftermath, apparent heir, backup man, beneficiary, beneficiary heir, breed, brood, children, conclusion, consequence, coparcener, descendant, descendants, descent, dynasty, effect, family, fideicommissary heir,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heir apparent — Synonyms and related words: Muslim rulers, Prinz, apparent heir, atheling, beneficiary heir, coparcener, crown prince, emir, fideicommissary heir, fiduciary heir, heir, heir expectant, heir general, heir in tail, heir of entail, heir of inventory …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heir — I heir, heiress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. legatee, inheritor, beneficiary. See possession, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scion, inheritor, heir presumptive, future possessor, legal heir, heir apparent, successor,… …   English dictionary for students

  • expectant heir — See heir apparent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • expectant heir — /akspektant er/ A person who has the expectation of inheriting property or an estate, but small present means …   Black's law dictionary

  • expectant heir — /akspektant er/ A person who has the expectation of inheriting property or an estate, but small present means …   Black's law dictionary

  • heiress — Synonyms and related words: apparent heir, beneficiary heir, child, coparcener, daughter, descendant, fideicommissary heir, fiduciary heir, foster child, grandchild, granddaughter, grandson, heir, heir apparent, heir expectant, heir general, heir …   Moby Thesaurus


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