Definitions for posteritypɒˈstɛr ɪ ti
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all of the offspring of a given progenitor
"we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"
all future generations
All the future generations, especially the descendants of a specific person.
the race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation; descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham
succeeding generations; future times
Origin: [L. posteritas: cf. F. postrit. See Posterior.]
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