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permanence

Line breaks: per¦man|ence
Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːmənəns
 
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Definition of permanence in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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.
Synonyms

Origin

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

Derivatives

permanency

1
noun
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.

Words that rhyme with permanence

impermanence

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