Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French perpetuite, from Latin perpetuitas, from perpetuusnounjump to other results
BrE BrE//ˌpɜːpəˈtjuːəti//; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɜːrpəˈtuːəti//[uncountable]
(formal) for all time in the future synonym forever They do not own the land in perpetuity. The trust fund will ensure preservation of the site in perpetuity.
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