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probate

noun [U] uk   /ˈprəʊ.beɪt/  us   /ˈproʊ-/ specialized
the legal process of deciding if a person's will has been made correctly and if the information it contains is correct: Before probate can be granted, all business assets have to be identified and valued. Australian English a tax paid on money or property you have received from someone who has died

probate

verb [T] uk   /ˈprəʊ.beɪt/  us   /ˈproʊ-/ US specialized
to prove that a person's will has been made correctly and that the information it contains is correct
Translations of “probate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺囑檢驗, 遺囑認證, 遺産稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗嘱检验, 遗嘱验证, 遗产税…
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