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verb [transitive]     perpetuate pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleperpetuating
past tenseperpetuated
past participleperpetuated

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  1. to make something such as a situation or process continue, especially one that is wrong, unfair, or dangerous

    Current economic policy only serves to perpetuate the divide between the rich and the poor.

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     perpetuation pronunciation in American English
/pərˌpetʃuˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …

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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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