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tr.v. per·pet·u·at·ed, per·pet·u·at·ing, per·pet·u·ates
1. To cause to continue indefinitely; make perpetual.
2. To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered: The new library will perpetuate its founder's great love of learning.
[Latin perpetuāre, perpetuāt-, from perpetuus, continuous; see perpetual.]
per·pet′u·ance, per·pet′u·a′tion n.
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|Noun||1.||perpetuation - the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"|
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perpetuation[pəˌpetjʊˈeɪʃən] N → perpetuación f
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