perpetuate

US [pərˈpetʃueɪt]
UK [pə(r)ˈpetʃueɪt]
  • v.使永久化;使持久化;使持续
  • Web使不朽;使永存;使…延续
Simple Present:perpetuates  Present Participle:perpetuating  Past Tense:perpetuated  
perpetuate
v.
1.
~ sth
使永久化;使持久化;使持续to make sth such as a bad situation, a belief, etc. continue for a long time
to perpetuate injustice
持续造成不公正
This system perpetuated itself for several centuries.
这一制度维持了几个世纪。
Comics tend to perpetuate the myth that ‘boys don't cry’.
连环画往往在延续着“男儿有泪不轻弹”的神话。

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