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deceased

(dĭ-sēst′)
adj.
No longer living; dead.
n. pl. deceased
A dead person.

deceased

adjective Dead, defunct, departed.

noun A person who is dead.

Forensics
Deceased is generally preferred in the UK, while decedent is used in the US.
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The funeral prayer of the deceased has been offered in his native Mulhail Mughlain, a Union Council of District Chakwal on Friday.
He said a 42-year-old man, who is the younger brother to the deceased, was helping the police in their investigations.
Since the UAE does not yet have a national donor registry, the family can, at present, convey the wishes of the deceased to donate organs to a hospital.
Among the deceased was Muhammad Aziz, of Mohallah Faisal Town of Sargodha.
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Trouble started when an argument ensued over a missing phone of which the deceased accused the suspect of being in his possession.
New Delhi [India], August 4 ( ANI ): A notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified that the requirement of the Aadhaar number for establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of death registration will be applicable to all states, except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya.
The Aadhaar number will be required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of death registration with effect from October 1," according to a notification issued by the home ministry.
Article 1105 Civil code provides that: "(1) The inheritors of the deceased, without exercising the right of succession option, exercise it separately, each one for each one's part, within the term applicable to the right of option regarding the inheritance of their author.
The deceased worked in a company in Dubai as a GPS technician.
Between 25 March 2014 and 14 October 2014, CommSec entered into 59 market transactions on behalf of the deceased client on the instructions of a family member of the deceased client through CommSecs online trading portal.
The estate tax is a tax on the right of the deceased to transfer to his heirs or beneficiaries (or if he died without a will, to his legal heirs) the properties he has left behind.