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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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