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per pe chuh way shuhn

  • n  the act of prolonging something

  • The perpetuation of freedom in the world is no more certain today than was the perpetuation of our free institutions then.
  • Isn't that a flagrant perpetuation of negative stereotypes? You bet.
  • Gandhi's moral rectitude and Nehru's political passion made the perpetuation of British rule an impossibility.

  • Abraham Lincoln in
    In his 1838 speech on "The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions," delivered to the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, Lincoln responded to the then-raging violence directed at blacks and abolitionists in Southern and border...
  • Stevie Wonder in Reuters
    I think that we have to really come together for the common ground and be about the perpetuation of life,Wonder said. "No matter what religion or color or ethnicity that we are, we have to be about the perpetuation of life."

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