Examples of heir apparent in a Sentence
The coach named her assistant as her heir apparent.
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District Attorney Summer Stephan is viewed by many as the heir apparent to former DA Bonnie Dumanis and the movers and shakers in town would like to make that a certainty.
Bourguet's brother, Coben, a sophomore, is the heir apparent to replace his brother when his career ends.
So does Hirano, who was anointed at 13 years old as White's heir apparent.
David Solomon, a Blankfein lieutenant, subsequently emerged as the heir apparent.
The 32-year-old prince is making his first visit to the United State since becoming the heir apparent to King Salman back in June.
Trump gave an effusive welcome to the young prince on his first trip to the United States as heir apparent, 10 months after the president's own sumptuous reception in the kingdom.
Efforts to recruit a challenger to the heir apparent.
On Monday, Goldman Sachs Group picked the D.J. David M. Solomon, 56, a longtime investment banker, has been anointed as the sole heir apparent to Goldman’s chief executive, Lloyd C. Blankfein.
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HEIR APPARENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heir apparent for English Language Learners
: an heir whose right to receive money, property, or a title cannot be taken away
: a person who is very likely to have a job or position after the person who has it now leaves
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