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  Definition of Probate
  1. the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements
  2. a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
  3. establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
  4. put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
Similar Words: probate will

 

Derivational Morphology: probate will, probation

 

 
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