[per-pech-oo-eyt] /pərˈpɛtʃ uˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), perpetuated, perpetuating.
to make .
to preserve from extinction or oblivion:
to perpetuate one’s name.
(transitive) to cause to continue or prevail: to perpetuate misconceptions
1520s, a back-formation from perpetuation or else from Latin perpetuatus, past participle of perpetuare “to make perpetual,” from perpetuus (see perpetual). Related: Perpetuated; Perpetuating.
[pur-pi-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /ˌpɜr pɪˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural perpetuities. 1. the state or character of being (often preceded by in): to desire happiness in perpetuity. 2. endless or indefinitely long duration or existence; eternity. 3. something that is . 4. an annuity paid for life. 5. Law. an interest under which property is less […]
adjective perpetual adj. “perpetual,” 1610s, from Latin perpetuus “continuous, unbroken, uninterrupted” (see perpetual).
[per-fen-uh-zeen, -zin] /pərˈfɛn əˌzin, -zɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 2 1 H 2 6 ClN 3 OS, used chiefly as a tranquilizer and in the treatment of intractable hiccoughs and nausea and vomiting. perphenazine per·phen·a·zine (pər-fěn’ə-zēn’) n. A crystalline compound used as a tranquilizer especially in the treatment of psychosis and […]
[per-pee-nyahn] /pɛr piˈnyɑ̃/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Pyrénées-Orientales, in the S extremity of France. [pee-rey-ney-zaw-ree-ahn-tal] /pi reɪˈneɪ zɔ ri ɑ̃ˈtal/ noun 1. a department in S France. 1600 sq. mi. (4145 sq. km). Capital: Perpignan. /French pɛrpiɲɑ̃/ noun 1. a town in S France: historic capital of Roussillon. Pop: 105 […]