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"codicil" in British English

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codicilnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.dɪ.sɪl/  us   /ˈkɑː-/ specialized
an ​instruction that is ​added to a will (= a ​documentstating 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 (= ​documentstating 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 ​inheritancetaxliability 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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