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probatenoun [U]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.beɪt/  us   /ˈproʊ.beɪt/ specialized
the legal process of deciding if a person's will has been made correctly and if the information it contains is correct: Before probate can be granted, all business assets have to be identified and valued.
Australian English a tax paid on money or property you have received from someone who has died

probateverb [T]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.beɪt/  us   /ˈproʊ.beɪt/ US specialized
to prove that a person's will has been made correctly and that the information it contains is correct
(Definition of probate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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probatenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈprəʊbeɪt/ LAW
the process of managing the property, money, etc. of someone who has died and giving it to the beneficiaries (= people who should receive it): Unlike a will, a living trust generally does not have to go through probate. Statewide, 11,605 probate cases were filed last year, three-fourths of them involving estates where no will was left. grant/obtain probate a probate court/judge/lawyer

probateverb [T]

uk   /ˈprəʊbeɪt/  us   /ˈproʊ-/ LAW
in the US, to go to court to receive the authority to manage the property, money, etc. of someone who has died and give it to the beneficiaries: probate a will/an estate
(Definition of probate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “probate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗嘱检验, 遗嘱验证, 遗产税…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺囑檢驗, 遺囑認證, 遺産稅…
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