residuary

residuary
re|sid|u|a|ry [rıˈzıdʒuəri US -eri] adj [only before noun] BrE law
relating to all the money and property that remains after a person has died, and after any bills have been paid

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  • residuary — re·sid·u·ary 1 /ri zi jə ˌwer ē/ adj: of, relating to, consisting of, or constituting a residue residuary 2 n pl ar·ies 1: residue 2 …   Law dictionary

  • Residuary — Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • residuary — [ri zij′o͞o er΄ē] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, a residue or residuum; remaining; leftover 2. Law a) receiving the residue of an estate after specific bequests [a residuary legatee] b) giving the disposition of the residue of an estate… …   English World dictionary

  • residuary — The residuary estate of a testate decedent. A legatee or devisee under a legacy or devise of the residuary estate or a part thereof. Estate of Vanuxem, 212 Pa 315, 61 A 876, 878. See residuary estate …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • residuary — adjective Date: 1726 of, relating to, or constituting a residue < residuary estate > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • residuary — /ri zij ooh er ee/, adj. 1. entitled to the residue of an estate: a residuary legatee. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of a residue, remainder, or residuum. [1720 30; < L residu(um) what is left over (see RESIDUAL) + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • residuary — /rəˈzɪdʒuəri/ (say ruh zijoohuhree) adjective 1. entitled to the residue of an estate: a residuary legatee. 2. relating to or of the nature of a residue, remainder, or residuum. {residu(um) + ary1} …  

  • residuary — adj. 1 of the residue of an estate (residuary bequest). 2 of or being a residuum; residual; still remaining …   Useful english dictionary

  • residuary estate — see estate 3a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. residuary estate …   Law dictionary

  • Residuary clause — Residuary Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Residuary devise — Residuary Re*sid u*a*ry ( ? r?), a. [See {Residue}.] Consisting of residue; as, residuary matter; pertaining to the residue, or part remaining; as, the residuary advantage of an estate. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] {Residuary clause} (Law), that part… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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