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To give, especially in a will after death. For example, a grandfather may bequeath his house to his granddaughter in his will.


To leave personal property to another in a will. The word devise is used when referring to real property left by will.

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Confusion frequently originates from the actual details of transfer processes, such as huihui, or bequeathals of various kinds.
Home range shifts by breeding female Townsend's voles (Microtus townsendii): a test of the territory bequeathal hypothesis.
Thus, regardless of the electoral laws at play, the Lebanese elections seem to consist of religious and familial bequeathal operations where new directors are appointed to steal away the national returns of the state, thus serving to preserve the sectarian system and its masters.
However, this "initiative" has not been implemented, neither were the election laws withdrawn, nor was the supreme election committee disabled, or any measures taken to withdraw the constitutional amendments, nor was the bequeathal abolished.
WRITE to the Bequeathal Office, Department of Human Anatomy, Sher-rington Buildings, Liverpool L69 3 GE.
Home range shifts by breeding Townsend's voles (Microtus townsendii): a test of the territory bequeathal hypothesis.
Kane's former wife and their two children challenged the unorthodox bequeathal in this precedent-setting case, which wound its way through courts until Thursday when the three-judge panel issued its ruling.
It is rather a part of an op-ed under the headline, "The Revolution of SuspicionC*January 25: from Bequeathal to the Muslim Brotherhood's Rule.
Opposition leaders: We will peacefully resist bequeathal of power
THE Bequeathal Office, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Liverpool, Ashton Street, Liverpool L69 3GE.
He committed the crime of open-ended presidency along with the dream of bequeathal.
Most of the time, I understand the position of those who oppose bequeathal of power, but I don't understand why they don't read real facts on the ground in a proper manner.