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legacy

[leg′əsē]
Etymology: L, legatum, bequest
something that is handed down from the past or intended to be bestowed on future generations.

legacy

Informatics
Referring to a computer system with an expired tenure which left behind a “legacy”—usually negative.
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The suggestion that charities seek to normalise bequest giving through such initiatives as the UK's Remember a Charity (Sargent et al.
Bequest Treatment: If bequest treatment of the testamentary treatment is desired, the transfer should not be tied to any aspect of the employment or include language in the trust that makes reference to the employee's past years of service as a motivating factor for the bequest.
The other rationale for a change in life insurance is that a different life insurance contract would fit the changing bequest needs of the individual.
Residuary Bequest: A charitable organization(s) receives all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate after the payment of any specific bequests and expenses.
Both Carter Bequest and the Guisborough Primary Care Hospital have been earmarked for closure due to their age and condition and "long-term viability".
We're honored by this bequest, and we will use it to sustain and strengthen the aspects of the movement that were important to her.
Not wanting to try to interpret what van Beek intended, Council endorsed the exact wording of the latest will, directing the money to undesignated bequests.
The bequest has come from the estate of Margaret's brother Bernard who died in Sydney, Australia, two years ago.
Surveys found up to 62% of Irish people consider leaving a charitable bequest in their will, but in 2008 only 42.
A bequest prompted a question at last Tuesday night's Worcester City Council meeting.
Being able to leave an estate bequest to the Foundation that may change someone else's life .
Working clients often have a bequest motive, but usually use life insurance for that and do not burden their asset plans with bequest needs.