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perpetuity

per·pe·tu·i·ty

perpetuity

pronunciation:
puhr pih tu ih ti [or] puhr pih tyu ih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: perpetuities
definition 1: the state or quality of being perpetual.
similar words:
endlessness, timelessness
definition 2: an eternal or unlimited duration.
synonyms:
eternity, everlasting
similar words:
continuity, infinity
definition 3: a lifetime annuity.
similar words:
annuity
definition 4: in law, a time limitation under which property cannot be sold or transferred, or an estate placed under such a limitation.