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self-perpetuating

adjective uk   /ˌself.pəˈpet.juː.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-pɚˈpet.juː.eɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ disapproving
having a system that prevents change and produces new things that are very similar to the old ones: The fighting between the different groups has become a self-perpetuating spiral of death and hatred.
Translations of “self-perpetuating”
in Chinese (Traditional) 長存不變的, 永續循環的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长存不变的, 陈陈相因的…
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