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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)

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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)
Translations of “posterity”
in Vietnamese thế hệ về sau…
in Spanish posteridad…
in Malaysian generasi akan datang…
in Thai คนรุ่นหลัง…
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 Indonesian keturunan…
in Polish potomność…
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