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perpetuated

[ per-pech-oo-ey-tid ]
/ pərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective
constantly circulated or repeated, practiced, carried on, etc.: The media certainly profits from the perpetuated myth that skinny equals healthy.Illiteracy can cause a perpetuated cycle of poverty and low quality of life.
preserved from extinction or oblivion; kept alive: Monuments are not only a cultural attraction, but the perpetuated memory of people and events.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of perpetuate.
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Origin of perpetuated

perpetuate + -ed2 for the adjective senses; perpetuate + -ed1 for the verb sense

OTHER WORDS FROM perpetuated

un·per·pet·u·at·ed, adjective
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