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"deed" in British English

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deednoun [C]

uk   us   /diːd/
  • deed noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

specialized law a ​legaldocument that is an ​officialrecord of an ​agreement or ​officialproof that someone ​ownsland or a ​building
(Definition of deed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deed" in American English

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deednoun

 us   /did/
  • deed noun (ACTION)

[C/U] an ​intentionalact, esp. a very ​bad or very good one: [C] Whatever his ​motives, the deed did ​save a hundred thousand ​lives.
  • deed noun (DOCUMENT)

[C] law a ​legaldocument that is an ​officialrecord and ​proof of ​ownership of ​property: According to the deed, she ​owns the ​land from here to the ​river.
(Definition of deed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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deednoun [C]

uk   us   /diːd/
LAW, PROPERTY a ​legaldocument that is an ​officialrecord of an ​agreement or ​officialproof that someone ​ownsland or a ​building: Solicitors should ensure that borrowers understand the ​mortgage on ​offer before ​signing the ​mortgage deed.
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(Definition of deed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deed”
in Korean 행동…
in Arabic فِعْل…
in Malaysian amalan…
in French action…
in Russian поступок, дело, документ…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為, (尤指很壞或很好的)事情,行為…
in Italian azione…
in Turkish iş, eylem, fiil…
in Polish czyn, uczynek, akt notarialny…
in Spanish acto, acción, hecho…
in Vietnamese việc làm…
in Portuguese ação, feito, façanha…
in Thai การกระทำ…
in German die Tat…
in Catalan acte, acció…
in Japanese 行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为, (尤指很坏或很好的)事情,行为…
in Indonesian tindakan…
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