Definition of 'perpetuate'
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In Common Usage. perpetuate is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'perpetuate'
British English: perpetuate VERB
If someone or something perpetuates a situation, system, or belief, especially a bad one, they cause it to continue.
We must not perpetuate the social divisions of the past.
Definition of perpetuate from the Collins English Dictionary
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