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heiress

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.res/  us   /ˈer.es/
a woman or girl who will receive or already has received a lot of money, property, or a title from another person, especially an older member of the same family, when that person dies: the heiress to the throne a Texan oil heiress
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Translations of “heiress”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女繼承人, 嗣女…
in Russian наследница…
in Turkish bayan varis, bayan mirasçı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女继承人, 嗣女…
in Polish spadkobierczyni…
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