Definition of deceased in English:

deceased

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈsiːst
 
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formal or Law

noun

(the deceased)
  • The recently dead person in question: the judge inferred that the deceased was confused as to the extent of his assets
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    • Damages were reduced by two thirds for the deceased's contributory negligence.
    • They found that the dead body of the deceased bore injuries on the head, face, knees and heels of his feet and from every angle it was looking like a cold blooded murder.
    • The first three of those questions would only arise if it were held that the deceased died domiciled in Saudi Arabia.

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