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bequest noun

ADJ. generous, large, substantial The library has received a generous bequest from a local businessman. | small | charitable

VERB + BEQUEST leave (sb), make (sb) In his will he made a substantial bequest to his wife. | receive

PREP. by ~ The picture was acquired by bequest in 1921. | ~ from a bequest from the late Jack Dawkins | ~ to