1. (royalty) 
Charles became king when the heir to the throne was killed in battle.Charles llegó a ser rey cuando el heredero al trono murió en batalla.
2. (legal) 
Since my uncle has no children, he has named me his heir to his estate.Como mi tío no tiene hijos, me ha nombrado heredero de su propiedad.
1. (general) 
a. el heredero (M) 
to be heir to somethingser heredero de algo
the heir to the throneel heredero al trono
heir apparentheredero forzoso
heir [ɛəʳ]
herederoaheredera (m) (f);a heredera
heir apparent herederoaheredera (m) (f) forzosoaforzosa;a heredera a forzosa heir at law (Jur) herederoaheredera (m) (f) forzosoaforzosa;a heredera a forzosa heir to the throne herederoaheredera (m) (f) al trono;a heredera to be heir to ser herederoaheredera a;a heredera
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