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bequestnoun [C]

uk   /bɪˈkwest/ us   /bɪˈkwest/
(Definition of bequest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bequestnoun [C]

us   /bɪˈkwest/
the money or property that someone, after death, gives to someone else: Her will included large bequests to charity.
(Definition of bequest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bequestnoun [C]

uk   /bɪˈkwest/ us   formal LAW
money or property that someone has left to a person or organization in their will (= a document stating who will have your money and property after you die): Her will included small bequests to her family, while most of her fortune went to charity.
(Definition of bequest from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bequest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗赠,遗产…
in Turkish vasiyetle bırakılan şey, miras…
in Russian наследство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺贈,遺產…
in Polish spadek…
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