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The major reasons being the high legacy software support costs. Computing (2010)The campaign is supported by a host of charities in the hope of securing legacy gifts. The Sun (2016)We hope the statue will help visitors to Kensington Palace to reflect on her life and legacy. The Sun (2017)We hope the statue will help all those who visit Kensington Palace to reflect on her life and her legacy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The legacy of a life in the workhouse? Times, Sunday Times (2008)His personal legacy will be in question. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)One act stands out in this mixed legacy. Christianity Today (2000)The best guess was that he was trying to ensure his own legacy in history. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But there is so much more to his legacy and his life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The legacy of the period remains in the form of divided memories and frequent disputes over the facts themselves. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)His personal legacy depends on the success he has in ushering in an era of normal yet stable party politics. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has four years to make a legacy but some of what we are trying to do will take a generation. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Something for the legacy committee to consider, perhaps? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's the way to make a legacy happen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Documentary examining the history and legacy of reggae in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's a life changing legacy for a lot of young people in the city. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it is up to the rest of us make sure his legacy lives on, too. The Sun (2013)Capita said that it had taken over recruitment in March and was still using army legacy computer systems. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some founders are driven to forge a legacy, something larger than themselves that they hope will endure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the survivor struggles with the tasks of adult life, the legacy of her childhood becomes increasingly burdensome. Trauma and Recovery (1992)A new body is a personal legacy, a monument to your time in office. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Legacy isn't something you can identify and leave; it has to be nurtured and used. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That's his personal Afghan legacy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'legacy'
British English: legacy NOUN
A legacy is money or property which someone leaves to you when they die.
You could make a real difference to someone's life by leaving them a generous legacy.
Definition of legacy from the Collins English Dictionary
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