Definition of 'deceased'
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Neither he nor his recently deceased wife were concerned by the business next door. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When they arrived on the scene they spoke to the wife of the deceased. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It probably has to do with loyalty to his deceased wife. The Sun (2010)It can also help to track down policies of a deceased person. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Inheritance tax may be imposed on gifts or items passed onto you from a deceased person. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The deceased person may have used more than one broker, or purchased new issues directly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it's meant to represent the deceased person. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Produced in close collaboration with the recently deceased artist, this show invites visitors into his inner circle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The process involves scanning a photograph of the deceased person to make a 3D scan of their skull. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have to maximise any legacies we are left and will get directly involved to defend the deceased person 's wishes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have been together five years yet recently his deceased wife's family asked all of his family to a wedding but left me out. The Sun (2015)He still seems to be in love with Eve, his now deceased first wife. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'deceased'
British English: deceased NOUN
The deceased is used to refer to a particular person or to particular people who have recently died.
The identities of the deceased have now been determined.
British English: deceased ADJECTIVE
A deceased person is one who has recently died.
...his recently deceased mother.
Definition of deceased from the Collins English Dictionary
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