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.
the simple past tense and past participle of perpetuate.
- un·per·pet·u·at·ed, adjective
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How to use perpetuated in a sentence
“Some policymakers and regulators are so enamored with the rhetoric and promises of fintech that they don’t see the harms that they’re perpetuating against low-income people, immigrants, and others,” she says.
As governing boards, we are structures of power that perpetuate an immoral racial bias.Why I’m giving up my board seat to make room for someone from an underrepresented community | jakemeth | September 21, 2020 | Fortune
I think some more responsibility should fall on those who have perpetuated the problems.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431) | Stephen J. Dubner | September 10, 2020 | Freakonomics
I think that’s been part of perpetuating the male bias for a long time.Biomedical studies are including more female subjects (finally) | Bethany Brookshire | June 9, 2020 | Science News
She refused to perpetuate the body that little girls are supposed to look up to, she said, “No, this is going to be my real body.”Does Hollywood Still Have a Princess Problem? (Ep. 394) | Stephen J. Dubner | October 24, 2019 | Freakonomics
Bidegain insists the media have perpetuated a misperception that the Border Patrol operates under its own set of rules.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild | Caitlin Dickson | August 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The gender norms and unfair female body standards perpetuated on television are important to recognize and challenge.
And yes, as perpetuated in pop culture, the media, and magazines—everywhere.An Artist Explores the Complicated Relationship Between Women and Food | Erin Cunningham | May 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is clear that these cases contain a lot of biologically determined and socially perpetuated gender inequities.
In the wake of 26/11, Scott-Clark and Levy report, the ISI perpetuated the lie that the ten gunmen had been martyred in Kashmir.
I don't doubt that through them his method will be perpetuated, and even if he should die it would not be lost to the world.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
It was, however, in a very different tone from the view holloa, and perpetuated much longer.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
When the calling of officers cease, the kingdom of God ceases to be perpetuated upon the earth.The Kingdom of God, Part 1 | Orson Pratt
We require life in history, and it is for their vividness that the writings of Livy and Tacitus will be perpetuated.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
The existence of the provinces perpetuated the existence of various classes of political rights.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis