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permanence Syllabification: per·ma·nence
Pronunciation: /ˈpərmənəns/

Definition of permanence in English:


The state or quality of lasting or remaining unchanged indefinitely: the clarity and permanence of the dyes
More example sentences
  • An entryway of brick steps adds warmth and character and helps to project a sense of quality and permanence.
  • All of this is characterized by redundant aspects of stability, permanence and continuity.
  • Other Italians admired the quality of permanence which printing gave to literature in general.
stability, durability, permanency, fixity, fixedness, changelessness, immutability, endurance, constancy, continuity, immortality, indestructibility, perpetuity, endlessness


Pronunciation: /ˈpərm(ə)nənsē/
Example sentences
  • They have stability and permanency and support.
  • The Society's plan of care provides permanency and stability, while recognizing the individual needs of each child.
  • And I've always been fascinated by the sheer permanency of sculpture.


Late Middle English: from medieval Latin permanentia (perhaps via French), from permanent- 'remaining to the end', from the verb permanere.

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