Definition of "legitime"
  1. The part of a deceased person's estate, usually around one-fourth, which is legally reserved for a compulsory heir
How to use "legitime" in a sentence
  1. The will was successfully contested by the eldest son, who argued that his legitime had not been respected.
  2. The law firm was known for its expertise in safeguarding the rights of heirs to their legitime.
  3. She received advice to make sure her legitime was clearly stated in her will to avoid dispute after her death.

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