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English definition of “testament”

testament

noun     /ˈtestəmənt/
[C or U] proof that something exists or is true: be (a) testament to sth These positive results are a testament to the strength of the technology sector. → Compare testimonial
[C] LAW a will : Non-married couples can designate each other as beneficiaries for life insurance benefits in their last will and testament.
(Definition of testament noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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