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verb [transitive] formal bequeath pronunciation in British English /bɪˈkwiːð/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybequeath
he/she/itbequeaths
present participlebequeathing
past tensebequeathed
past participlebequeathed
  1. to give someone money or property after you die by making a legal document called a will
    bequeath something to someone: She bequeathed her jewellery to her niece.
    bequeath someone something: His uncle bequeathed him £6,000.

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