per·pe·tu·i·ty /ˌpər-pə-'tü-ə-tē, -'tyü-/ n pl -ties1: the quality, state, or duration of being perpetualdevised to them in perpetuity2 a: the condition of a future estate limited in such a way as not to vest within the period fixed by law for the vesting of an estate; also: a limitation that gives rise to such a situationb: an estate that will not vest within the period fixed by law see also rule against perpetuities, statutory rule against perpetuities3: an annuity payable forever
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
boundlessness, ceaselessness, constancy, constant progression, continualness, continuance, continuation, continued existence, continuous time, continuousness, endless duration, endless time, endlessness, eternalness, eternity, everlasting, forever, incessancy, indefiniteness, infinite duration, infiniteness, infinity, interminability, never-endingness, perenniality, permanence, perpetualness, perpetuation, perpetuitas, time without end, timelessness, unintermitted continuance, uninterrupted existence, uninterruptedness
associated concepts: after-born children, in perpetuity, lives in being, period of perpetuities, restraint on alienation, rule against perpetuities
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.(1) Something that lasts forever; the condition of lasting forever.(2) A restriction on property that makes it impossible to transfer forever, or for a period beyond that allowed by law; an estate with such a restriction on it.See also rule against perpetuities
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
Forever. (See also: rule against perpetuities)Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
=>> in perpetuity.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
n.forever.See also: in perpetuity rule against perpetuities
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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Perpetuity — Per pe*tu i*ty, n. [L. perpetuitas: cf. F. perp[ e]tuit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being perpetual; as, the perpetuity of laws. Bacon. [1913 Webster] A path to perpetuity of fame. Byron. [1913 Webster] The perpetuity of single emotion is… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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perpetuity — [pʉr΄pə to͞o′ə tē, pʉr΄pətyo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. perpetuities [ME perpetuite < OFr perpetuité < L perpetuitas] 1. the state or quality of being perpetual 2. something perpetual, as an annuity or pension to be paid indefinitely or, often specif … English World dictionary
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perpetuity — A constant stream of identical cash flows without end, such as a British consol. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * perpetuity per‧pe‧tu‧i‧ty [ˌpɜːpˈtjuːti ǁ ˌpɜːrpˈtuː ] noun in perpetuity LAW for all future time: • The contract allows them … Financial and business terms
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