Wortformen: plural inheritors
1. countable noun
of something such as a tradition
are the people who live
after it has been established and are able to benefit
...the proud inheritors of the Prussian military tradition.
2. countable noun
is someone who inherits
money or property from someone who has died
Two-thirds of inheritors promptly sold the houses they were left.
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