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posterity

noun [U] uk   /pɒsˈter.ə.ti/ us    /pɑːˈster.ə.t̬i/ formal
the people who will exist in the future: Every attempt is being made to ensure that these works of art are preserved for posterity.
Translations of “posterity”
in Spanish posteridad…
in French postérité…
in German die Nachwelt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後裔,子孫,後代…
in Russian потомки…
in Turkish gelecek kuşaklar, ileriki nesiller…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后裔,子孙,后代…
in Polish potomność…
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