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Meaning of PERPETUATION

Pronunciation:  purp`echuw'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
 

PERPETUATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: lengthening, prolongation, protraction
 
 See Also: continuance, continuation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*pet`u*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. perp['e]tuation.]
The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction
through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of
time; continuance. --Sir T. Browne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, endurance, eternal re-creation, eternal return, eternalization, extension, immortalization, lengthening, maintenance, perseverance, persistence, preservation, progress, progression, prolongation, protraction, pursuance, repetition, run, staying power, steady-state universe, straight course, sustained action, sustenance, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, way
 

 

 

 

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