Synonyms of 'legacy'
money or personal property left to someone by a will◾You could make a real difference to someone's life by leaving them a generous legacy.
something handed down to a successor◾The `fight or flight syndrome' is a legacy from the days of our ancestors.
3 a programme to overcome the country's legacy of inequality
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effects or results of an event considered collectively
In the aftermath of the coup, troops opened fire on demonstrators.
privileges or possessions that a person has or is believed to be entitled to as soon as he or she is born
Freedom is the natural birthright of every human.
the money given to an institution, such as a hospital
The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
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