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Definitions of probate:
- noun: the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements
- noun: a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
- verb: establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
- verb: put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
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