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Antonyms for heir apparent

an heir whose right to an inheritance cannot be defeated if that person outlives the ancestor

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Nayef's brother Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz said less than two weeks ago that the heir-apparent was in good health.
Former Oklahoma State basketball standout Ryan Minor, at one time the heir-apparent to Cal Ripken Jr.
Additionally, she must prepare for a trip to Genovia where she will be introduced as the heir-apparent.
Billed as the heir-apparent of Ozzie and Harriet, Leave it to Beaver, The Brady Bunch, and other wholesome made-for-television families, The Osbournes consciously mocks the genre.
Heir-apparent Jean-Claude Trichet, governor of the Bank of France, is under investigation over his role in the near-collapse of Credit Lyonnais bank in the 1990s.
The study shows a lack of connection between good corporate performance and promotion of an heir-apparent to CEO.