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bequeathed

[ bih-kweetht, -kweethd ]
/ bɪˈkwiθt, -kwiðd /
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adjective
(of personal property or money) disposed of by a person’s final will: The college has received a bequeathed gift of $1 million from one of its alumni.
handed down or passed on: The more conservative council members see traditional values as the bequeathed virtues of a preferred past.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of bequeath.
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Origin of bequeathed

bequeath + -ed2 for the adjective senses; bequeath + -ed1 for the verb sense

OTHER WORDS FROM bequeathed

un·be·queathed, adjective
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