Definition of coheir in English:

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coheir

Pronunciation: /ˈkōˌer/
Pronunciation: /kōˈer/

noun

A joint heir.
Example sentences
  • If we are children we are heirs as well; heirs of God and coheirs with Christ, sharing his sufferings so as to share his glory.
  • When he died on the cross, Jesus brought a whole new reality into the world: the joy of being citizens of heaven and coheirs of the kingdom of God.
  • In many cases, relinquishing coheirs (usually siblings who move away) must be compensated for their shares in a farm by the remaining heir.

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Syllabification: co·heir

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