Definition of inheritor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    inheritor

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    noun
    NAmE//ɪnˈhɛrət̮ər//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually plural] inheritor of something a person who is affected by the work, ideas, etc. of people who lived before them synonym heir We are the inheritors of a great cultural tradition.
  2. 2a person who receives money, property, etc. from someone when they die synonym heir
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