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natural child


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1 An illegitimate child (see illegitimacy). Until 1969 a gift by will to one's “children” was presumed to exclude natural (illegitimate) children, but there is now a presumption that it does include them.

2 A child of one's body, as opposed to an adopted child.

Subjects: Law.


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