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deceased

1) adj. dead. 2) n. the person who has died, as used in the handling of his/her estate, probate of will and other proceedings after death, or in reference to the victim of a homicide (as: "The deceased had been shot three times.") In probate law the more genteel word is the "decedent."

deceased

adjective bereft of life, dead, defunct, demised, departed, deprived of life, destitute of life, devoid of life, exanimate, former, late, lifeless, no longer living, passed away, passed on, perished
Associated concepts: dead man's statute, deceased child, deceased debtor, deceased persons, estate of deceased person, transaction or communication with deceased perron, transaction with person since deceased
Foreign phrases: Cadaver nullius in bonis.A dead body is no one's property.
See also: corpse, dead, decedent, defunct, late, lifeless
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Likewise she overdid her respect, and all that, for the lamented memory of the deceased Mr.
I found the wadding of the pistol with which the deceased Mr.
The same amino acids showed substantially lower activity in thalamic tissue taken from eight deceased adults who had no psychiatric ailments.
Obviously, this would be troubling to the deceased owner's heirs.
Each child at camp makes a memory board using photos and other items brought from home that remind the child of their deceased loved one.
Even if family members arrive late to a funeral, Rutherford does not think it is appropriate to reopen the casket publicly for another viewing of the deceased.
Mubebo said it is alleged that the 25-year-old suspect stabbed the deceased after an argument arose between the two.
A neighbour informed police that the deceased passed by his homestead and that he later heard some elephants moving in the direction of the deceased's place.
The tender is being requested for the transport of deceased persons ordered by the police in the upper savo area (iisalmi, keitele, kiuruvesi, lapinlahti, pielavesi, sonkajrvi, rautavaara and vierem).
The act of deceased young boy cannot be supported at any cost but the reaction of so-called civilised citizens of Karachi is even unendurable.
The release indicated that the following day, July 26, 2019 the lifeless body of the deceased was discovered, following a combined search effort by the company, police and other stakeholders.
Ali wants more time to carry out postmortem on the body of the deceased and conduct mental test on the suspects to establish whether they can stand murder trial.