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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 †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: see New Testament; Old Testament; will.

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TESTAMENT

Another name for a will.

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