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 for perpetuation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Perpetuation \Per*pet`u*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. perp['e]tuation.]
     The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction
     through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of
     time; continuance. --Sir T. Browne.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite
           prolongation of the peace talks" [syn: prolongation,
           protraction, perpetuation, lengthening]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "perpetuation":
     continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, endurance,
     eternal re-creation, eternal return, eternalization, extension,
     immortalization, lengthening, maintenance, perseverance,
     persistence, preservation, progress, progression, prolongation,
     protraction, pursuance, repetition, run, staying power,
     steady-state universe, straight course, sustained action,
     sustenance, uninterrupted course, unremittingness, way

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