Meaning of “posterity” in the English Dictionary

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"posterity" in British English

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posteritynoun [ 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.

(Definition of “posterity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"posterity" in American English

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posteritynoun [ U ]

us /pɑˈster·ɪ·t̬i/

the people who will exist in the future:

Their recollections were recorded for posterity.

(Definition of “posterity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)