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tes·ta·ment / ˈtestəmənt/ • n. 1. a person's will, esp. the part relating to personal property. 2. something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality: growing attendance figures are a testament to the event's popularity. 3. (in biblical use) a covenant or dispensation. ∎  (Testament) a division of the Bible. See also Old Testament, New Testament. ∎  (Testament) a copy of the New Testament.

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Testament ★★★ 1983 (PG)

Well-made and thought-provoking story of the residents of a small California town struggling to survive after a nuclear bombing. Focuses on one family who tries to accept the reality of post-holocaust life. We see the devastation but it never sinks into sensationalism. An exceptional performance from Alexander. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie (Ross) Harris, Roxana Zal, Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay, Lukas Haas, Mako, Philip Anglim, Lilia Skala, Leon Ames, Lurene Tuttle; D: Lynne Littman; W: John Sacret Young; M: James Horner.

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testament †covenant between God and man; each of the two divisions of the Holy Scripture or Bible XIII; will disposing of property and appointing an executor XIV. — L. testāmentum, f. testārī bear witness, make a will, f. testis witness; see -MENT.
So testamentary XV. — L. testator XV. — An. testatour — L. testātor.

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TESTAMENT

Another name for a will.