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adeem

[uh-deem]
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verb (used with object) Law.
  1. to revoke (a legacy) by ademption.

Origin of adeem

1835–45; < Latin adimere to take away, deprive of, confiscate, equivalent to ad- ad- + -imere, combining form of emere to take, buy; spelling conformed to redeem
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