Definition of 'bequeath'
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It is where the great man lived and worked, and bequeathed an architectural legacy worthy of envy. The Sun (2015)She was deposed not by the voters but by the Conservatives to whom she has bequeathed an equivocal legacy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All belong to the Courtauld, including nine recently bequeathed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And if you're really lucky, it will tell you who they bequeathed their money to. The Sun (2010)As they provided in their will as they bequeathed it in trust and confirmed it under oath, so on their terms I hold it. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'bequeath'
British English: bequeath VERB
If you bequeath your money or property to someone, you legally state that they should have it when you die.
He bequeathed all his silver to his children.
Definition of bequeath from the Collins English Dictionary
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