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adiation, noun

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EnglishShow more adiate + English -tion suffix expressing the sense ‘the action or process of’.
Law
The acceptance (of an inheritance) as the beneficiary of a will.
1829 in J.W. Knapp Rep. Cases Privy Council (1831) I. iii.Adiation (aditio in hereditatem) is a question more of intention than action.
1977 C.J. Claassen Dict. of Legal Words & Phrases I. 49The adiation ‘consists in the intention which may be indicated, not only by words, but by actions’.
The acceptance (of an inheritance) as the beneficiary of a will.

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