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devise

Law
1. 
a. a disposition of property by will
b. the property so transmitted
2. a will or clause in a will disposing of real property
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See Madow, supra note 41; Tate, supra note 40, at 23 ("[E]ven if the prospect of inter vivos publicity rights encouraged celebrities (or would-be celebrities) to work harder, it does not follow that making those rights devisable or descendible would have substantially increased that incentive.
Stewart says there are a lot of numbers featured on the album's artwork - "like the price tag on the Mad Hatter's hat" - that are all devisable by three.
5 billion rupees from the federal devisable pool taxes, one hundred and fourteen billion rupees more than received this financial year.
is less important after transferring of resources of provinces and now the provincial share from the federal devisable pool has been increased from 50 per cent to 57 per cent.
The Personal Status Law states the devisable estates of foreigners may be subject to: the laws of their respective countries of citizenship; the laws of their last domicile; the laws of the country where the property is located; or the laws of the place of business of the deceased.
To be sure, Greenawalt sometimes suggests that a satisfactory theory of religious freedom might be devisable (p.