in perpetuity

[ pur-pi-too-i-tee, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF in perpetuity
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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French perpetuité "permanence, duration" (13c., Modern French perpétuité) and directly from Latin perpetuitatem (nominative perpetuitas) "uninterrupted duration, continuity, continuous succession," from perpetuus (see perpetual).

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