Meaning of “be in line to the throne” in the English Dictionary

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"be in line to the throne" in British English

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be in line to the throne

to be the person who will become king or queen after the present ruler:

Prince Charles is first in line to the British throne.

(Definition of “be in line to the throne” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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