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testament

noun uk   /ˈtes.tə.mənt/ formal us  

testament noun (PROOF)

[C or U] proof: The detail of her wildlife paintings is (a) testament to (= proof of) her powers of observation.
[C] a will that someone makes, saying what should be done with their money and property after they die: This article will give clear instructions for making a last will and testament.
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