Perpetuity Definition

pûrpĭ-to͝oĭ-tē, -tyo͝o-
perpetuities
noun
perpetuities
The state or quality of being perpetual.
Webster's New World
Unlimited time; eternity.
Webster's New World
A limitation upon the transference of an estate: it is valid only for a legally specified period.
Webster's New World
Something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif., for life.
Webster's New World
An estate so limited.
Webster's New World
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idiom
in perpetuity
  • For an indefinite period of time; forever.
American Heritage
in perpetuity
  • forever or for an indefinite period
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Perpetuity

Noun

Singular:
perpetuity
Plural:
perpetuities

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Origin of Perpetuity

  • From Old French perpetuité, ultimately from Latin perpetuitās.

    From Wiktionary

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