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bequest

noun [C] uk   us   /bɪˈkwest/
the money or property belonging to someone that they say that, after their death, they wish to be given to other people: Her will included small bequests to her family, while most of her fortune went to charity.
Translations of “bequest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺贈,遺產…
in Russian наследство…
in Turkish vasiyetle bırakılan şey, miras…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗赠,遗产…
in Polish spadek…
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