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heir

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  • n.继承人;后嗣;传人
  • Web嗣子;继承者;承继人
Plural Form:heirs  
Heir
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n.
1.
继承人;后嗣a person who has the legal right to receive sb's property, money or title when that person dies
to be heir to a large fortune
是大笔财产的继承人
the heir to the throne(= the person who will be the next king or queen)
王位继承人
2.
(工作或传统的)继承者,承袭者,传人a person who is thought to continue the work or a tradition started by sb else
the president's political heirs
总统的政治继承者

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