Perpetuation

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Perpetuation Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    perpetuation n : the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks" [syn: prolongation, protraction, lengthening]
Perpetuation Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Perpetuation \Per*pet`u*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. perp['e]tuation.] The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of time; continuance. --Sir T. Browne.
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  • On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection: On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties ... the appearance and perpetuation of varieties and of ...

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  • Man found guilty in death of 3-year-old son
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A jury has found a Memphis man guilty of fatally beating his 3-year-old son and dumping him into a trash bin two years ago. The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/1xTZqSp) reports 30-year-old Maurice Brown was found guilty of first-degree murder in perpetuation of aggravated child abuse and several other charges. He will automatically be sent Read more on this news related to 'Perpetuation'

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