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Bequest

Property left to an heir under the terms of a will.

Bequest

In wills and estates, the gift of part of the estate to a beneficiary. A bequest may be real estate or personal property. For example, if a decedent wishes her son to have her house and her daughter to have the family jewels, then each of these is specified in the decedent's will. In this case, the house and the family jewels are separate bequests. See also: Codicil.

bequest

A gift of personal property made by will.

Bequest

A gift by will of personal property.
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"On Monday I have the privilege of representing the Australian Government at the Australian War Memorial to help launch this very important fundraising week for Legacy Australia," Mr Chester said.
Legacy Capital, originally part of the Legacy Capital Group, has been providing wealth management, legacy planning, and risk management services to individuals and families since 1977, helping them address the unique needs of clients with significant wealth.
Prior to joining Legacy, Betts had a long career in office management and entrepreneurship.
With this additional order, the Germany-based business charter operator, which serves European, Russian and Middle East destinations, will expand its Embraer flagship fleet to 17 aircraft (15 Legacy 600/650 and two Phenom 300).
Giving back to the community with an overall mission of helping others build and sustain their legacy, has been a centerpiece of Legacy Restoration from day one.
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Portland-based Legacy, which owns seven hospitals and other medical facilities, purchased a 50 percent interest in Pacific Source, a Springfield-based health insurance company.
TO CELEBRATE Legacy Week and help you on your way to a more active lifestyle, we're giving away a FREE LEGACY 2014 WATER BOTTLE at Morrisons stores throughout Scotland This weekend with The Legacy 2014 Active Travel Programme.
Redesigned for 2015, the Subaru Legacy is a sensible and more refined family sedan that has the best fuel economy for the lowest starting retail price among America's all-wheel drive sedans.
(SCI) is pleased to announce the introduction of the all-new 2015 Legacy, delivering a more compelling blend of standout design, interior refinement and safety technology along with one of the roomiest interiors in the midsize sedan segment.
Qatar's resolution to host a memorable 2022 FIFA World Cup has been highlighted with the formation of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and the restructuring of its Board of Directors.