\ ə-ˈdēm \

Legal Definition of adeem

: to revoke or satisfy (as a legacy) by ademption

History and Etymology for adeem

from ademption, after such pairs as redemption : redeem

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“Adeem.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/adeem. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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