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bequeath

verb [T + two objects] uk   us   /bɪˈkwiːð/ formal
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.
Translations of “bequeath”
in Arabic أوصى بـِ…
in Korean 물려주다…
in Malaysian mewasiatkan…
in French léguer…
in Turkish vasiyet etmek, vasiyetle bırakmak, miras bırakmak…
in Italian lasciare in eredità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…遺贈給…
in Russian завещать…
in Polish zapisywać (w testamencie), zostawiać w spadku…
in Vietnamese để lại…
in Spanish legar, ceder…
in Portuguese legar…
in Thai ยกมรดกให้…
in German vererben…
in Catalan llegar…
in Japanese ~を遺言で残す, 遺贈する…
in Indonesian menghibahkan, mewariskan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…遗赠给…
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