crown prince

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crown adj + prince noun

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crown prince (plural crown princes)

  1. A person designated and raised to become the next king.
  2. A person designated and raised to become the next emperor.
  3. A person expected to inherit or take over an enterprise or undertaking once its current manager retires or dies.

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