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English definition of “codicil”

codicil

noun [C]     /ˈkəʊ.dɪ.sɪl/ US  /ˈkɑː-/ specialized
an instruction that is added to a will (= a document stating what should be done with a person's possessions after his or her death)Inheriting and bequeathing
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