Definition of intestacy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

intestacy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtestəsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtestəsi//
 
[uncountable](law)
 
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the state of not having made a will (3) (= a legal document that says what is to happen to a person's property when they die) the law of intestacy