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will

 [wil]
a legal declaration of a person's wishes, usually regarding disposal of possessions after the person has died.
living will advance directives.

will

(wil),
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]

will

Forensics
“The legal expression or declaration of a person’s mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death”.

Medspeak-UK
A document which sets out who is to benefit from an individual’s property and possessions (estate) after his or her death. It also ensures that the estate is passed as intended, after taxes and debts have been paid.

Vox populi
Desire or volition (as in the “will to live”).

will

1. Desire, volition, as in the 'will to live', see there.
2. 'The legal expression or declaration of a person's mind or wishes as to the disposition of his property, to be performed or take effect after his death'. See Advance directive, Living will.

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]

will

(wil)
A legal document expressing the writer's wishes for the disposal of personal property after death.
[M.E., fr. O.E. willa]
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Ms Afridi was to give her statement today before a magistrate, said police spokesman, Mr Chaudhry Bakhtawar, although she has told police she willingly married Mr Ahson.
But on the other hand, they would willingly undermine the individual's autonomy by seeking state enforcement of their own moral precepts.
Backing the Mirror's call for medals for UK soldiers wounded or killed, Alan said: "I would willingly give up my medal - and there were about 150 of them given out to guys doing a similar job to me - so that one soldier could get a medal."
However, Professor Arnold Beckett, former IOC chief drugs tester, said the warnings were in place before the Games and anyone who willingly took an illegal substance was "foolish."
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DeMille's Cleopatra, Wilcox's film describes how Antinous willingly sacrificed himself, plunging to his death in the Nile in order to save the sick Hadrian's life.
The three-year-old pulled hard early on, and then took time to find top gear but finally responded willingly to a power-packed John Reid ride.
In one of his last letters to his daughter Meg, he quotes Saint Paul, "And so Saint Paul said, 'All is possible in Him who strengthens me"' to assure her that he goes willingly and merrily to his martyrdom.
I'm going to be promoted before they try to kick me out." May figures he still has up to a year left to serve and adds that he would willingly go into battle for the group that is trying to oust him.
He walked free after police worker Ellen admitted she took part willingly in spanking games.
On the other hand, in a society primarily organized into friends (amici) and enemies (inimici), buying relics created a less personal relationship than theft (which the perpetrators tended in any case to represent as an abduction in which the saint willingly participated).
Instead, foreign groups may have willingly acquired Indo-European dialects so they could share in the thriving economy of the former steppe peoples.