Definition of "deceased"
  1. A person who has passed away; this term is frequently used in contexts such as estate administration, probate proceedings, and postmortem investigations
How to use "deceased" in a sentence
  1. She is the executor for the estate of the deceased.
  2. Probate proceedings were initiated following the death of the deceased.
  3. After the unexpected death, an autopsy was performed on the deceased.

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