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crown prince

noun

Simple Definition of crown prince

  • : a prince who is expected to become king when the current king or queen dies

  • : a man or boy who people expect to become a leader in some field

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crown prince

  1. 1 :  a male heir apparent to a crown or throne

  2. 2 :  one prepared or favored to fill a prospective position

Examples of crown prince in a sentence

  1. the Crown Prince of Spain

  2. He's been heralded as the crown prince of jazz.



1791

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1791

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