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  • v  prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting

  • I disinherit you!" Children do not disinherit parents; this artist is crazy.
  • We learn that he crawled through fish guts in a fraternity initiation, that his mother threatened to disinherit him when he considered a career as an actor, that he lunched with .
  • A jury of eight men and four women in Los Angeles voted to disinherit two Irish setters which had been bequeathed $30,000 by their master.
News & Articles

  • Disinheriting a child is a big decision
    DEAR JEANNE & LEONARD: Is it OK to disinherit a child? For more than 10 years, my daughter "Jenny" has refused to have any contact with me and won't tell me why. Under the circumstances, I'm thinking of taking her out of my will and leaving everything to my other child, with whom I have a great relationship. What do you think? — Krista, San Francisco Bay Area DEAR KRISTA: We think Jenny may be ...
    Aug. 11, 2013 - Albany Times Union
Quotes

  • Don McKinnon in AllAfrica.com
    If we forget about future generations today, they will never be able to forget what we did to them, tomorrow. To bequeath a barren and polluted landscape is to disinherit,Mr McKinnon said.

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