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perpetuity

Property law a limitation preventing the absolute disposal of an estate for longer than the period allowed by law
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Though if there was one element of London 2012 we should seek to bottle for perpetuity it was the spirit of friendliness and optimism that pulsated through the country.
The trust, which provides for orphan and destitute children of Hawaiian ancestry, owns 16 contiguous acres of prime Waikiki land that not only funds the trust's outreach services, but, more importantly, is pivotal in carrying out the terms of the trust for perpetuity.
You were tapped to join a prestigious secret society, therefore ensuring your elite social standing for perpetuity; or you weren't, and you fell back into the crowd.