leave behind

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leave behind
1.  (adverb) to forget or neglect to bring or take
2.  to cause to remain as a result or sign of something: the storm left a trail of damage behind
3.  to pass: once the wind came up, we soon left the land behind us

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leave behind

1. depart and not take along; "He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe" 
2. be survived by after one's death; "He left six children"; "At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats" [syn: leave
3. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind" [syn: leave
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