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  • legacy — /leg euh see/, n., pl. legacies. 1. Law. a gift of property, esp. personal property, as money, by will; a bequest. 2. anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome. 3. an applicant to or… …   Universalium

  • legacy — A disposition of personalty by will. A bequest. In a technical sense and strictly construed, legacy is a gift or bequest by will of personal property, whereas a devise is a testamentary disposition of real estate, but such distinction will not be …   Black's law dictionary

  • legacy — A disposition of personalty by will. A bequest. In a technical sense and strictly construed, legacy is a gift or bequest by will of personal property, whereas a devise is a testamentary disposition of real estate, but such distinction will not be …   Black's law dictionary

  • legacy — ▪ I. legacy leg‧a‧cy 1 [ˈlegəsi] noun legacies PLURALFORM [countable] 1. a situation that exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time: • Hotels are in oversupply, a legacy of the last building boom. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • legacy — noun 1 money/property VERB + LEGACY ▪ bequeath (sb), leave (sb) ▪ get, receive ▪ He received a large legacy from his uncle. PREPOSITION ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • receive — verb 1 get/accept sth ADVERB ▪ regularly ▪ automatically ▪ You will automatically receive updates by text message. ▪ currently ▪ They currently receive subsidies from the gov …   Collocations dictionary

  • legacy — leg|a|cy [ˈlegəsi] n plural legacies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: legacie position of a legate , from Latin legatus; LEGATE] 1.) something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time legacy of ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • legacy — noun (C) 1 a situation that exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier time (+ of): The civil wars in the region are largely a legacy of apartheid. 2 money or property that you receive from someone after they die: a legacy from her… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Public-Private Investment Program for Legacy Assets — On March 23, 2009, the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Reserve, and the United States Treasury Department announced the Public Private Investment Program for Legacy Assets. The program is designed to… …   Wikipedia


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