disinherited

adj. deprived of lawful heritage, deprived of an inheritance dis·in·her·it || ‚dɪsɪn'herɪt v. exclude from a will; deprive of an inheritance

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  • Disinherited — Disinherit Dis in*her it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disinherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disinheriting}.] [Cf. {Disherit}, {Disheir}.] 1. To cut off from an inheritance or from hereditary succession; to prevent, as an heir, from coming into possession of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cut off his will — disinherited, did not mention in the will …   English contemporary dictionary

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