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codicilnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.dɪ.sɪl/  us   /ˈkɑː.də.sɪl/ 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)
(Definition of codicil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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codicilnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkəʊdɪsɪl/
LAW an instruction which is added to a will (= document stating what should be done with a person's possessions after their death): If she adds a codicil and leaves some of her assets to our children, will the inheritance tax liability be reduced?
(Definition of codicil from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “codicil”
in Chinese (Simplified) (遗嘱的)附加条款,附录…
in Chinese (Traditional) (遺囑的)附加條款,附錄…
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