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with object To make ineffective (a specific bequest in a will) by the sale or disposal of the property specifically bequeathed before the death of the testator.
Late 18th century. From classical Latin adimere to remove, take away from ad- + emere to take, with the second syllable remodelled after redeem.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.