posterity


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posterity

noun bloodline, children, descendants, family, future relatives, heirs, issue, later generations, line, lineage, offspring, posteritas, progeny, scion, seed, stock, succeeding generations, successors
See also: descendant, heir, offspring, progeny, succession

POSTERITY, descents. All the descendants of a person in a direct line.

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The authorities concerned should protect this heritage sight for posterity.
Talking to Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq, CJP cautioned that digging ditches is only going to weaken institutions and make accessibility to justice hard for posterity.
Curiously, the richer our country has become, the less interested we seem in investing in our posterity.
Writing in the late 1800s, Qazbegi dodges the usual colonialist fables and enshrines for posterity the erosion of a long-held way of life in the face of irresistible social change.
And I say it clearly that we will increase our posterity and reproduce generations.
Celebrity sculptor Louise Giblin - who has worked with stars such as Kelly Holmes, Sally Gunnell and Michael Portillo - is looking for two Scottish veterans to have their hands cast for posterity.
Tis not the concern of a day, a year, or an age; posterity are virtually involved in the contest, and will be more or less affected, even to the end of time, by the proceedings now.
Perhaps he wants to bring home a few snaps for posterity, aware this may be his last trip to the country as Prime Minister when an election is only 17 months away.
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I have already written up the period 1990-2010, which, when we can afford to, will be printed for posterity.
Constitution--"to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity .
They will be stored for posterity by the British Library.