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"intestate" in British English

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intestateadjective [after verb]

uk   /ɪnˈtes.teɪt/ us   /ɪnˈtes.teɪt/ specialized
If someone dies intestate, they have died without leaving instructions about who should receive their property: Many people die intestate because they thought they were too young to make a will.
(Definition of intestate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intestate" in Business English

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intestateadverb

uk   /ɪnˈtesteɪt/ us   LAW
die intestate
to die without leaving instructions about who should be given your property: If you die intestate, the State decides how your money is shared out.

intestateadjective

uk   /ɪnˈtesteɪt/ us   LAW
having died without leaving instructions about who should be given your property: A man or woman who dies without making a will is intestate. an intestate parent
intestate property belongs to someone who has died without leaving instructions about who should be given it: an intestate estate
(Definition of intestate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intestate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无遗嘱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無遺囑的…
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“intestate” in Business English

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