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per pe chuh wayt

  • v  cause to continue or prevail
    perpetuate a myth

  • The result is that DRM helps perpetuate Apple's quasi-monopoly in the portable digital-music-player market, which ironically has a slightly Microsoftesque air about it.
  • But he was instrumental in securing the 2006 World Cup for Germany; that will solidify his status in the soccer world and perpetuate his role as a dominant figure of his country.
  • Their mission shouldn't be to perpetuate aristocracy in America.
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  • PTC Council and traffic on Hwy. 54W.: Trail of red herrings
    Roadblocks erected by Mayor Haddix and Mr. Dienhart in the Peachtree City Council threaten to perpetuate and expand the traffic jam on Ga. Highway 54 West. The commercial development at Line Creek Drive south of Hwy. 54 continues to languish but remains the focus of political diatribe. The roadblocks are caused, in my humble opinion, by the mayor’s misunderstandings regarding traffic, traffic ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen
  • SEC Uses HFT Firm-Designed Tool To Find That HFT Doesn't Cause Flash Crashes
    Just when one thought the SEC has hit rock bottom in stupidity, corruption and porn-addiction terms, to paraphrase the beloved Dennis Gartman, it whips out a shovel and starts digging. Today's case in point: a report by the agency that Mary Schapiro made into Wall Street's punching bag (and whose legacy her Morgan Stanley-friendly replacement is set to perpetuate) according to which "unexplained ...
    June 18, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • 2013 NHL playoffs: Penguins, Kings learning being physical isn't enough
    There's a fallacy that works its way into the discussion regarding each postseason and one that fans and media alike perpetuate. NHL teams, according to the narrative, need to be physically dominant in order to be successful past the regular season and almost certainly need to have such an advantage to even get to the postseason. It's interesting to consider why this belief has been perpetuated ...
    June 7, 2013 - SB Nation

  • Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times
    Now, there are some in this town that are content to perpetuate the status quo,said Obama, demanding that Congress act this summer. "There are others who recognize the problem but believe, or perhaps hope, that we can put off the hard work...
  • Howard Koh in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Cigarettes are finely tuned drug delivery devices, designed to perpetuate a tobacco pandemic,said Howard Koh, an associate dean for public health practice who worked on the analysis. "Yet precise information about these products remains...
  • Daniel Wu in Washington Examiner
    I find that Americans still have a very big stereotype toward what Asians are, and I don't feel a need to perpetuate that stereotype. So when a good character comes along, I'm all for it. I'm ready. I'd be very open to it,Wu said.

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