how to pronounce intestate


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intestate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of intestate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of intestate


  1. Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will.
  2. Without a valid will indicating whom to leave one's estate to after death.


  1. A person who dies without making a valid will.

intestate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word intestate occurs in english on average 0.7 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 intestate 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 intestate can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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