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English definition of “bequeath”


verb [T + two objects] uk   /bɪˈkwiːð/ formal us  
to arrange for money or property to be given to somebody after your death: Her father bequeathed her the family fortune in his will. Picasso bequeathed most of his paintings and sculptures to Spain and France.Inheriting and bequeathing
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