testate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “testate” in the English Dictionary

"testate" in British English

See all translations

testateadjective

uk   us   /ˈtes.teɪt/ formal
(of a ​person) having ​left a will (= ​document saying who should get ​their possessions)
Opposite
(Definition of testate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"testate" in Business English

See all translations

testateadverb

uk   us   /ˈtesteɪt/
die testate to die having ​leftinstructions about who should be given your ​property and ​money: He died testate, ​leaving his entire ​estate to his wife Katherine.

testateadjective

uk   us   /ˈtesteɪt/ LAW
having died after ​leavinginstructions about who should be given your ​property and ​money: Where the ​deceased is testate and has a spouse, but does not refer to her in his will, she can ​apply for the ​compensation.
relating to someone who has died after ​leavinginstructions about who should be given their ​property and ​money: Both ​landlord and ​tenant have ​legal estates which may ​pass to others on ​sale, under the ​rules of testate or ​intestate succession.
Compare
(Definition of testate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “testate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)留有遗嘱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)留有遺囑的…
What is the pronunciation of testate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“testate” in Business English

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More