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- n. The act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of time; continuance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of perpetuating or making perpetual; the act of preserving through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of time; continuation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of prolonging something
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In other words, your definition tells that the passion for perpetuation is the cause of love, and perpetuation the end to be accomplished.
They do not reason that the need for perpetuation is the cause of passion; and that human passion, working through imagination and worked upon by imagination, becomes love.
Yes, local government played a role in perpetuating racism, but it is unclear weather it was the dominant role in the long term perpetuation of racism in the South.
The lecture under discussion was concerned with a matter called perpetuation of type.
One wonders, in hearing of the "perpetuation" of the brotherly-and-sisterly intimacy begun months before he wedded the "Nancy" of the Montrose group, who, from all
Indoctrination in schools and identity through success allowed a perpetuation of the capital agenda to the point that even the idea of America changed.
What about the fact that America's perpetuation of car ownership requires us to import billions of barrels of oil a year, exporting our dollars to countries that hardly deserve it?
#3 - There are political and systemic reasons for the perpetuation of the "secret" election procedures protected by KCD's status quo leadership - these should be accurately explored by Publicola as the "secret" election only keeps the District beholden to a limited group of ingrained stakeholders instead of serving the specific conservation needs of our livable King County comunities.
The Prince examines the acquisition, perpetuation, and use of political power in the western world.
It's a very dangerous path - it's irresponsible and it will lead to the perpetuation of the conflict.