Definition of self-perpetuation in US English:

self-perpetuation

noun

  • See self-perpetuating

    • ‘These parties see their self-perpetuation in the narrowest of dimensions, largely by allowing business interests too great a say in local, state and national agendas.’
    • ‘Is the object of the game abolition, or self-perpetuation?’
    • ‘These are the people whose careers revolve around self-preservation and self-perpetuation, who never take risks and are the slaves of the pollsters.’
    • ‘One might think that the opposition party would expose the strategy of self-perpetuation being used by the party in power.’
    • ‘As a bureaucratic institution, it is also conforming to the logic of self-perpetuation.’