how to pronounce bequest


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bequest is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bequest


  1. The transfer of property upon the owner's death according to the will of the deceased.
  2. The act of bequeathing or leaving by will.
  3. That which is left by will; a legacy.
  4. A person's inheritance; an amount of property given by will.
  5. That which has been handed down or transmitted.


  1. To give as a bequest; bequeath.

bequest frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bequest occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bequest can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bequest can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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