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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who makes a will adj. - Having made a legally valid will before death.

Usage examples (30)
  • This returning to their root is what we call testate of stillness; and that stillness may be called a reporting that they have fulfilled their appointed end.
  • However, if she died in testate, meaning without a will, and he is married to her, he would possibly inherit everything and then it would be up to him to distribute the...
  • BLOOM: Or did she die in what ` s called "in testate", meaning without a will.
  • Under the law if you are in testate without a will everything you ` ve got goes to your children anyway. for more
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