Definition of self-perpetuation in US English:

self-perpetuation

noun

  • The continuation of something by itself without external agency or intervention.

    ‘the self-perpetuation of a capitalist system’

Pronunciation

self-perpetuation

/ˌselfpərˌpeCHəˈwāSH(ə)n//ˌsɛlfpərˌpɛtʃəˈweɪʃ(ə)n/