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self-per·pet·u·at·ing

(sĕlf′pər-pĕch′o͞o-ā′tĭng)
adj.
Having the power to renew or perpetuate oneself or itself for an indefinite length of time.

self′-per·pet′u·a′tion n.

self-perpetuating

adj
(of machine, emotion, idea, etc) continuing or prevailing without any external agency or intervention

self′-perpet′uating



adj.
1. capable of indefinite continuation or renewal of itself or oneself.
2. continuing oneself in office, rank, etc., beyond the normal limit.
[1815–25]
self′-perpetua′tion, n.
Translations

self-perpetuating

[ˌselfpəˈpetjʊeɪtɪŋ] ADJque se autoperpetúa
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