noun, plural leg·a·cies.
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All three actions directly threaten the legacy of Carl Stokes and that river fire back in 1969.
Martinez told me the monitoring commitment is a huge victory for the workers, many of whom have since left Voyant but now “leave behind a legacy for their co-workers who remain.”Temp Workers Fight Back Against Alleged Sexual Harassment and Say They Face Retaliation for Doing So|by Melissa Sanchez|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
Initially seen as a mere caretaker for the iconic franchise that Jobs built before his 2011 death, Cook has forged his own distinctive legacy.Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision|Rachel Schallom|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Part of that is because young shoppers do not care about legacy or the amount of time that brands have been around.
Let’s hope we can renew those lost American conventions through this coming electoral season, honoring our legacy and ensuring our nation’s future as a unified people.Departure from convention—mom, baseball, the postal worker, and patriotism|jakemeth|August 19, 2020|Fortune
Unfortunately, this is more about protecting the legacy of a ‘great man.’
I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.
The TVA, a federally owned and chartered electric power provider, is a New Deal legacy just like Social Security.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With the midterm elections safely in the rearview mirror, Obama is on legacy patrol.
But at 45, Branch died of a reported suicide, leaving behind family, friends and a legacy that goes beyond the beauty industry.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45|Danielle Belton|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aunt Ottilie was old Takma's daughter: she was sure to get a legacy too.Old People and the Things That Pass|Louis Couperus
Jean, you must not keep this legacy which by to-morrow may have brought suspicion and dishonor on our mother.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
Burlingame had said nothing about the letter from the late Michael Turley's kinsman in Montreal and the question of the legacy.Wild Youth, Volume Complete|Gilbert Parker
Next day the news of the legacy was common property, and Aunt Tildy had been an inmate at Todd's ever since.
To you it's probably better to be a rich slaver living off the legacy of a Degrader than a penniless humanitarian.The Lani People|J. F. Bone