demonstrative bequest

Definition of "demonstrative bequest"
  1. A gift outlined in a will that is of a specific amount or property, the source of which is first designated by the estate and if insufficient, is supplemented by other sources within the estate
How to use "demonstrative bequest" in a sentence
  1. A demonstrative bequest in her will left a sum of $10,000, first to be taken from her savings account and then from any remaining estate assets.
  2. The will included a demonstrative bequest of his prized art collection, with the funds to complete the acquisition coming first from his UK account, and then from other assets if needed.
  3. Setting up a demonstrative bequest, he decided a chunk of his property would first come from his rental investments and any shortfall from his remaining estate.

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