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perpetuation

[ per-pech-oo-ey-shuhn ]
/ pərˌpɛtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of causing something to continue or go on happening:The object of the sorority, among others, is the perpetuation of good fellowship, friendship, and sisterly love among its members.
the act of preserving something from extinction or oblivion:I spent many months writing the biographies of my father and grandfather to aid in the perpetuation of their memory.

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Also per·pet·u·ance [per-pech-oo-uhns] /pərˈpɛtʃ u əns/ .

OTHER WORDS FROM perpetuation

non·per·pet·u·ance, nounnon·per·pet·u·a·tion, noun
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