Definition of living will noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


living will

BrE BrE//ˌlɪvɪŋ ˈwɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlɪvɪŋ ˈwɪl//
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a document stating your wishes concerning medical treatment in the case that you become so ill/sick that you can no longer make decisions about it, in particular asking doctors to stop treating you and let you die
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: living will