Definition of intestate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

intestate

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪnˈtɛsteɪt//
 
(law)
 
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not having made a will (= a legal document that says what is to happen to a person's property when they die)
NAmE//ɪnˈtɛstəsi//
 
noun [uncountable] the law of intestacy
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