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"testate" in British English

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testateadjective

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

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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.
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(Definition of testate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (人)留有遗嘱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)留有遺囑的…
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