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Meaning of legacy in English

Examples of legacy

legacy
Ultimately, the destructor proved inefficient and, as its name implies, it left a strong legacy of disposal.
Typically, this would consist of a proprietary interface to a legacy system.
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I have come increasingly to feel that some of these might represent an unintended legacy from earlier stages in the compositional process.
Lastly, using the wrapper technique where the legacy program is augmented with code that enables it to communicate using the inter-agent language.
It has generated dozens of books and thousands of pages that endeavour to capture its essence and legacy.
The third aspect of the legacy was simply the very low and uneven levels of provision that existed by the mid-1990s.
Her legacy is contradictory and difficult to interpret, but merits more careful consideration than, generally, it has so far received.
Standardization of model representation requires massive conversions from legacy design development platforms, and its success heavily depends on its widespread acceptance.
In this way, functoids can be used with such legacy libraries.
Such lessons from experience may yet prove our most important legacy to the medical ethicists who succeed us.
Authoritarian legacies do not evaporate as soon as democracy arrives, but are written all over the institutions and actors of the democratic regime.
There was no legacy that placed the areas visited into a geographical context.
The "necessary evils" of social purity and censorship must be credited in part for our perception of individual writers and their literary legacy.
Indeed, archaeology also proceeds from another legacy: the naturalist approach.
This includes issues of their gossip- and media-driven legacy that have led to their current position, often dangerously vulnerable, in the global marketplace.

Collocations with legacy

legacy

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artistic legacy
Every generation inherits an artistic legacy, and it is the duty of each generation to add to that legacy, not just to live off it.
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cultural legacy
Both correctly pointed to the centrality of tragedy, in its different forms, as a major element in the continuing cultural legacy of the war.
enduring legacy
Finally, perhaps the most enduring legacy of the memory-film association was the practice of forensic hypnosis.
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geçmişin kalıtı, arta kalan şey, miras…
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