Translation of legacy in Spanish:

legacy

Pronunciation: /ˈlegəsi/

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1.1 [Law/Derecho] legado (masculine) the cupboard is a legacy from the previous tenant al armario lo heredamos del inquilino anterior
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    • Bentham tells the family that they are about to inherit a legacy from a relative.
    • They have income from legacies or property sales, and they will take in a lot from collections.
    • Partnerships will bring you wealth and success and you may inherit a legacy.
    1.2 (of artist, government) legado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) legacy system/business/software legado
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    • The original was cool, but this one tries with unsuccessful results to live up to the legacy of its predecessor.
    • Many have commented on how the lasting divisions on the sub-continent are partly a legacy of British colonialism.
    • One of the major themes of the book is the ongoing legacy of colonialism.

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