Definitions for Legacyˈlɛg ə si
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(law) a gift of personal property by will
money or property bequeathed to someone in a will
Something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage
John Muir left as his legacy an enduring spirit of respect for the environment.
The descendant of an alumnus
Because she was a legacy, her mother's sorority rushed her.
of a computer system that has been in service for many years and that a business still relies upon, even though it is becoming expensive or difficult to maintain
left behind; old or no longer in active use
They expect it to take years to process and import all the legacy data.
Origin: From legacie, from legatia, from lēgātum, participle of lēgō.
a gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease
a business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; -- obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like
Origin: [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See Legate.]
Legacy is an original novel written by Gary Russell and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Ace, Bernice, the Ice Warriors and Alpha Centauri and a return for the Doctor to Peladon. A prelude to the novel, also penned by Russell, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #211.
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Translations for Legacy
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- Erbe, WirkenGerman
- legado, número previoSpanish
- perintö, legaattiFinnish
- héritage, leg, système héritéFrench
- eredità, lascitoItalian
- arv, legatNorwegian
- erfenis, erfgoedDutch
- arv, foreldetNorwegian
- spadek, dziedzictwo, spuściznaPolish
- наследие, наследствоRussian
- eritaedje, eritanceWalloon
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