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"testament" in British English

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testamentnoun

uk   /ˈtes.tə.mənt/  us   /ˈtes.tə.mənt/ formal
(Definition of testament from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"testament" in American English

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testamentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtes·tə·mənt/
proof of something: [C usually sing] He is a walking testament to the value of hard work.
A testament is also a will .
(Definition of testament from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"testament" in Business English

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testamentnoun

uk   us   /ˈtestəmənt/
[C or U] proof that something exists or is true: be (a) testament to sth These positive results are a testament to the strength of the technology sector.
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[C] LAW a will : Non-married couples can designate each other as beneficiaries for life insurance benefits in their last will and testament.
(Definition of testament from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “testament”
in Spanish testamento…
in Vietnamese di chúc…
in Malaysian bukti…
in Thai พินัยกรรม…
in French testament…
in German das Testament…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证明, 验证…
in Indonesian wasiat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證明, 驗證…
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