- In this way we often perpetuate self-defeating subliminal beliefs.
- The error in the second model is that the present situation need not perpetuate itself.
- Doing that simply legitimises and perpetuates continuing oppression.
See perpetrate (usage).
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- Why make a mockery of a real problem by inviting its perpetuators to condemn it?
- The man is a professional perpetuator of the myth.
- Partly taken in by this, partly its perpetuator, he embraced that myth to service his artistic aims.
Early 16th century: from Latin perpetuat- 'made permanent', from the verb perpetuare, from perpetuus 'continuing throughout' (see perpetual).
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