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PERPETUATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perpetuation mean? 

PERPETUATION (noun)
  The noun PERPETUATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of prolonging something

  Familiarity information: PERPETUATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERPETUATION (noun)


Sense 1perpetuation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of prolonging something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

lengthening; perpetuation; prolongation; protraction

Context example:

there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks

Hypernyms ("perpetuation" is a kind of...):

continuance; continuation (the act of continuing an activity without interruption)


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