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To make something be perpetual; (or figuratively) to prolong something.
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The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
It is very important, above and beyond any sort of notion of advertising dollars, that the passion of film is continued and perpetuated.
Posting that video online perpetuated the abuse, which New York City does not tolerate, we are steadfast in our efforts to make sure all victims of abuse are aware of the many resources available as we strive to make New York City's public and private spaces safe for all women and girls.
Clinton will probably get attacked and baited by one of the others...She is accustomed to this, and will be prepared and knows how to handle herself, she just needs to hit her notes, remind everyone that she's a competent and possibly historic figure -- and better than the campaign she has run to this point, not to mention the caricature that her opponents have perpetuated.
The poor and the affluent are not communicating because they do not have the same words. When we talk of the millions who are culturally deprived, we refer not to those who do not have access to good libraries and bookstores, or to museums and centers for the performing arts, but those deprived of the words with which everything else is built, the words that opens doors. Children without words are licked before they start. The legion of the young wordless in urban and rural slums, eight to ten years old, do not know the meaning of hundreds of words which most middle-class people assume to be familiar to much younger children. Most of them have never seen their parents read a book or a magazine, or heard words used in other than rudimentary ways related to physical needs and functions. Thus is cultural fallout caused, the vicious circle of ignorance and poverty reinforced and perpetuated. Children deprived of words become school dropouts; dropouts deprived of hope behave delinquently. Amateur censors blame delinquency on reading immoral books and magazines, when in fact, the inability to read anything is the basic trouble.
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