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English noun: testament

1. testament (cognition) a profession of belief

SamplesHe stated his political testament.

Broader (hypernym)credo, creed

2. testament (communication) a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die


Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Narrower (hyponym)devise, New Testament, Old Testament

Part holonymcodicil

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. testament (communication) strong evidence for something

SamplesHis easy victory was a testament to his skill.

Broader (hypernym)testimonial, testimony

4. Testament (communication) either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible

Broader (hypernym)religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing

Part meronymBible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word, Word of God

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