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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·bate /ˈproˌbet, ||bɪt/
 遺囑查驗,遺囑查訖証(vt.)查驗,受查驗,付諸監護

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·bate n.
 1. Proof. [Obs.]
 2. Law (a) Official proof; especially, the proof before a competent officer or tribunal that an instrument offered, purporting to be the last will and testament of a person deceased, is indeed his lawful act; the copy of a will proved, under the seal of the Court of Probate, delivered to the executors with a certificate of its having been proved. --Bouvier. --Burrill. (b) The right or jurisdiction of proving wills.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·bate, a. Of or belonging to a probate, or court of probate; as, a probate record.
 Probate Court, or Court of Probate, a court for the probate of wills.
 Probate duty, a government tax on property passing by will. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·bate v. t. To obtain the official approval of, as of an instrument purporting to be the last will and testament; as, the executor has probated the will.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 probate
      n 1: a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and
           conferring on the executors the power to administer the
           estate [syn: probate will]
      2: the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a
         will was signed and executed in accord with legal
         requirements
      v 1: put a convicted person on probation by suspending his
           sentence
      2: establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)