noun, plural heirs apparent.
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Origin of heir apparent
OTHER WORDS FROM heir apparentheir apparency, noun
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Residents of the neighborhoods where cops are needed the most are mixed on the impact of the apparent slowdown.
Neither is unnerved by her apparent anger, nor do they see her as threatening.
Yet according to Hamilton, “it was quickly apparent that other than pecuniary consolation would be acceptable.”
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Nowhere is this new family dynamic more apparent than around the holidays.
He heard himself saying lightly, though with apparent lack of interest: 'How curious, Lettice, how very odd!The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The heir apparent and his brothers were cowering in fear, afraid to strike, yet hoping that others would strike for them.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The apparent slightness of these English changes reveals their deliberate subtlety.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
He is a hypochondriac now and would keep a close watch on his heir's health and habits; you may be sure of that.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton