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posterity

po ste ruh tee

  • n  all of the offspring of a given progenitor
    we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity
  • n  all future generations

  • But I sympathize more with the toddlers whose bouts of playing with themselves, feces hurling and projectile vomiting are being recorded, page by gigabyte, for posterity.
  • Partly to preserve his recollections for posterity, partly to fill the void left by the death of his wife (to whom he was devoted), Berry Wall, 77, began to write (entirely from .
  • He has posterity in mind: How will they view what we've done?" Prison gave him the ability to take the long view.
News & Articles

  • Dan Pfeiffer, the man guarding Obama’s legacy
    As senior adviser, his job is to protect president’s image for posterity.
    June 12, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Letter: For the record
    Carol Oberg, Marco Island: The only change I would welcome is the addition of the name Daniels — it should live for posterity!
    June 7, 2013 - Naples Daily News
  • Letter: For the record
    Carol Oberg, Marco Island: The only change I would welcome is the addition of the name Daniels — it should live for posterity!
    June 7, 2013 - Naples Daily News
Quotes

  • Gary Player in USA Today
    That's one of the single best things I ever saw,three-time Masters champion -- and very proud grandfather -- Gary Player said. "The youth of the nation are trustees of posterity. These are your future golfers."
  • Rod Stewart in Reuters
    I'd love to make a movie, just for posterity,Stewart told Reuters ahead of an upcoming 18-city North American tour.

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