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1. perpetuation

noun. ['pɝˌpɛtʃəˈweɪʃən'] the act of prolonging something.

Synonyms

  • lengthening
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • continuance

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • inactivity
  • shortness
  • disinheritance

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Rhymes with Perpetuation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation
  • reconfiguration

Sentences with perpetuation


1. Noun, singular or mass
As with sourdough, this perpetuation means that individual strains may survive for a very long time.

Quotes about perpetuation


1. The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
- Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene

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