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bequest:

see legacylegacy,
bequest by will of personal property, similar in many respects to a gift causa mortis. A legacy ordinarily is distinguished from a devise, which transfers real property by will. The person who receives a legacy is called a legatee. Legacies are of various types.
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bequest

Law a gift of property by will, esp personal property
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Contractor address : bequeathed Shishkov 3-2 ((50 ))City or township Skopje - Airport IV.
The Appellate Court clarified that the will is a request to execute donation bequeathed by the Christian woman to her Muslim husband and son even though according to the personal status law, people of two different religions cannot inherit from each other.
The late owner, Sarah Rubenstein, bequeathed the home to Habitat, winch officially took over the title in June.
But the root of many of our current problems can be traced to the legacy bequeathed us by the Tory party, who now sit on the sidelines doing nothing but criticise.
Nelson's scimitar, bequeathed to Davison, achieved pounds 336,650.
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Helga Wall-Apelt, whose collection of Asian art has been bequeathed to the Ringling Museum, was appointed to the Leadership Committee of the Smithsonian Institution's Folk Life Festival for 2008, meaning she had the chance to visit Bhutan, the festival's featured country, and sip tea with Her Royal Highness Ashi Dorli Wangmo Wangchuck, Queen of Bhutan.
Our self-assurance was the gigantic gift that the '60s had bequeathed us.
Thus, while Americans are celebrating Independence Day, bequeathed to them by the armed "embattled farmers" of our founding era, Mr.
A San Fernando Valley couple who bequeathed $350,000 to CSUN's Center on Disabilities have had a lobby dedicated in their honor by California State University, Northridge, officials.
Churches in Longwood have received cash boosts - thanks to money bequeathed by a former resident.