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  • n. Plural form of legacy.

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Examples

  • One of his legacies is the Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court.

    Balkinization

  • I might just mention parenthetically that at the Vancouver meeting, President Yeltsin had put great stress on wanting to put behind us a number of international arrangements as well as pieces of American legislation which he characterized as legacies of the Cold War and which he told President Yeltsin back in Vancouver he found offensive to him as the leader of a democratic Russia.

    Background Briefing On Russia Japan

  • One of ACORN's legacies is the thousands of its former staff people who over many years learned organizing, research, and lobbying skills from ACORN and went on to work in many other public interest and grassroots activist and advocacy groups -- unions, immigrant rights and environmental groups, health reform groups, consumer groups, and even as staffers to progressive legislators.

    Peter Dreier: Why ACORN Fell: The Times , Lies, and Videotape

  • One of Mr. da Silva's legacies is a growing budget deficit.

    Rousseff Elected President in Brazil

  • Gosh … as soon as the announcer uttered the words “vice president” I tightened up, as if Dick Cheney were going to emerge and crash the Obama celebration … Just one of the dark legacies from the 8 long years. —

    The Scene at the Lincoln Memorial - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Nice to see that another of Virginia's legacies is also being shared.

    Is That Legal?: What Was Manischewitz Thinking?

  • Legacy: For pop music to be talking about legacies is a big change from the 1950s and 60s.

    Indicate precisely what you're trying to say

  • Voltaire lived long enough to see some of his long-term legacies start to concretize.

    Voltaire

  • The first of these legacies is the pacification of foreign relations among liberal states. 14 During the nineteenth century, the United States and Great Britain engaged in nearly continual strife.

    Liberal Internatinalism: Peace, War and Democracy

  • "Both countries are working out long-term legacies following a history of white minority rule," the paper said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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