claimant

as in heir
formal a person who believes that he or she has a right to something (such as an amount of money); a person who claims something They are claimants to their father's estate. Claimants will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork. a dispute between two claimants to the throne

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“Claimant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/claimant. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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