self-perpetuating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “self-perpetuating” in the English Dictionary

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uk   /ˌself.pəˈpet.juː.eɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-pɚˈpet.juː.eɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ disapproving
having a ​system that ​preventschange and ​produces new things that are very ​similar to the ​oldones: The ​fighting between the different ​groups has ​become a self-perpetuating ​spiral of ​death and ​hatred.
(Definition of self-perpetuating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-perpetuating”
in Chinese (Simplified) 长存不变的, 陈陈相因的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長存不變的, 永續循環的…
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