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deceased

  
  ( deceased    plural  )
1       n-count   The deceased is used to refer to a particular person or to particular people who have recently died.     (LEGAL)   the N  
The identities of the deceased have now been determined.     
2       adj   A deceased person is one who has recently died.  
FORMAL   ...his recently deceased mother.     
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deceased

  

      adj   dead, defunct, departed, expired, finished, former, gone, late, lifeless, lost, pushing up daisies  

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n.
authorized physical or moral person who disposes of the digital assets belonging to a deceased person
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