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posterity (n.)

"a person's offspring, descendants collectively," late 14c., posterite, from Old French posterité (14c.), from Latin posteritatem (nominative posteritas) "future, future time; after-generation, offspring;" literally "the condition of coming after," from posterus "coming after, subsequent," from post "after" (see post-). Old English words for this included æftercneoreso, framcynn.

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Definitions of posterity from WordNet

posterity (n.)
all of the offspring of a given progenitor;
we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity
Synonyms: descendants
posterity (n.)
all future generations;
From wordnet.princeton.edu