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advance directive

noun
1.
a living will or durable power of attorney in which a person states his or her wishes regarding medical treatment in the event of mental incompetency or an inability to communicate.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for advance-directive

advance directive

noun
1.
another name for living will
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