Definition of "adeem"
  1. The act of negating a legacy mentioned in a will by disposing, destroying, or transferring ownership of the item before the death of the will's creator
How to use "adeem" in a sentence
  1. When he sold his old Cadillac, Joe didn't realize he had adeemed the bequest in his will.
  2. To prevent any conflicts, the lawyer advised her to change her will's language to avoid adeeming any gifts.
  3. After destroying the art piece in a fit of rage, the artist unknowingly adeemed the gift he mentioned in his will.

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