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Meaning of “heiress” in the English Dictionary

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heiressnoun [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 ​oldermember of the same ​family, when that ​persondies: the heiress to the ​throne a Texan ​oil heiress
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(Definition of heiress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heiress”
in Chinese (Simplified) 女继承人, 嗣女…
in Turkish bayan varis, bayan mirasçı…
in Russian наследница…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女繼承人, 嗣女…
in Polish spadkobierczyni…
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