in perpetuity


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in perpetuity

Indefinitely; forever. Thanks to the generous donation, the painting will be held with the museum in perpetuity.

in perpetuity

for an indefinitely long period of time; eternally. My trust fund generates income in perpetuity. The right for the road to cross my land was granted in perpetuity to the county.

in perpetuity

For all time, forever, as in This land was given to the state in perpetuity. [First half of 1400s]

in perpeˈtuity

(formal) for all time in the future; forever: They do not own the land in perpetuity.

in perpetuity

For an indefinite period of time; forever.
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The New York district court determined that, as a matter of law, the contribution of the easement was not exclusively for conservation purposes in 2004 because it was not protected in perpetuity at the time of contribution.
Included in this deed was the right in perpetuity to restrict the use of the easement.
Their answers, backed by NJPC manager Tim Moore, who said he personally regarded the tenure to be in perpetuity, appeared to take Whittingdale aback, and he afterwards said the NJPC response in particular was "stronger than it appeared in written evidence".
The school board's vote came even though the committee formed to oversee the use of the gymnasium, fitness and weight rooms recommended that fees for residents and town-based nonprofit groups be waived in perpetuity.
The proposal was for content to be copied directly to disk, stored in perpetuity and retrievable via a Web page hosted on the MCS.
Here is what Pope Saint Pius V declared in Part V of De Defectibus in Celebratione Missarum Occurrentibus, which was incorporated into the official rubrics of the Roman Missal to be used "in perpetuity" as described in the 1570 Bull Quo Primum Tempore:
Hamburg's politicians, who earlier championed a MediaPort project on the site, have been convinced by the architectural and financial plans, to the extent that the city has agreed to donate the rooftop site in perpetuity in the hope of gaining a German Bilbao.
In exchange, the tobacco companies agreed to make annual payments in perpetuity to the states, subject to certain conditions and adjustments.
No new graves have been dug since 1975 and only families that bought a grave in perpetuity before that year may still bury their loved ones here, provided they stack them on top of other family members.
After winning the last Benson and Hedges Cup final, at Lord's last Saturday, the Bears had asked if the impressive trophy, which has been a major part of English cricket's furniture for 30 years, could be allowed to reside at Edgbaston in perpetuity.
Land trusts give landowners peace of mind by ensuring a property will be protected in perpetuity. But they also offer another advantage, as deNeui discovered: substantial tax benefits.
Are we going to continue this in perpetuity? We have to say at some point, `OK, let's find another way to do this."
He said that the source of the problem-tooling--can be a positive through the use of a tooling development royalty, which is paid in perpetuity every time a foundry-designed tool is used.
Roughly $20 billion invested would create a billion dollars a year in perpetuity.
Rather than having the symphony recognize the gift by naming it the "Wartmann Organ," the 64-year-old donor submitted a 60-word dedication (inset) to "all creative people who have succumbed to AIDS" that would appear on the organ and in symphony programs in perpetuity. "The organ is like a soul; it is a human voice," explained Wartmann, who is bisexual.