Perpetuance
Perpetuance Per*pet"u*ance, n. Perpetuity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • perpetuance — See perpetuate. * * * …   Universalium

  • perpetuance — perpetˈūance noun Perpetuation • • • Main Entry: ↑perpetuate …   Useful english dictionary

  • perpetuator — See perpetuance. * * * …   Universalium

  • perpetuation — See perpetuance. * * * …   Universalium

  • perpetuate — perpetuable, adj. perpetuation, perpetuance /peuhr pech ooh euhns/, n. perpetuator, n. /peuhr pech ooh ayt /, v.t., perpetuated, perpetuating. 1. to make perpetual. 2. to preserve from extinction or oblivion: to perpetuate one s name. [1520 30; < …   Universalium

  • perpetuate — [pə pɛtʃʊeɪt, tjʊ ] verb cause to continue indefinitely. Derivatives perpetuance noun perpetuation noun perpetuator noun Origin C16: from L. perpetuat , perpetuare make permanent , from perpetuus (see …   English new terms dictionary

  • perpetuate — /pəˈpɛtʃueɪt / (say puh pechoohayt) verb (t) (perpetuated, perpetuating) to make perpetual; preserve from oblivion. {Latin perpetuātus, past participle} –perpetuation /pəˌpɛtʃuˈeɪʃən/ (say puh.pechooh ayshuhn), perpetuance, noun –perpetuator,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • perpetuate — v.tr. 1 make perpetual. 2 preserve from oblivion. Derivatives: perpetuance n. perpetuation n. perpetuator n. Etymology: L perpetuare (as PERPETUAL) …   Useful english dictionary

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