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perennial Saltos de línea: per|en¦nial
Pronunciación: /pəˈrɛnɪəl/

Definición de perennial en inglés:


1Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring: his perennial distrust of the media perennial manifestations of urban crisis
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  • Over the years, various stage productions have added their own theatrical styles to the show, ensuring it remains a perennial favourite of theatre-goers around the world.
  • A perennial favourite among modern readers are the bestsellers on subjects such as cookery, home improvement, self-help and personality development.
  • On Tuesday night, they grappled with a perennial favourite - whether to put the community's interest above their own.
1.1 [attributive] Apparently permanently engaged in a specified role or way of life: he’s a perennial student
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  • Few scholars of our time have so exemplified the permanent student and perennial teacher.
  • Their coach was cautious about his team's chances of finally ending its role as perennial second to Munich.
  • He puts up big numbers, fits perfectly within a team concept, and plays a central role on a perennial powerhouse.
2(Of a plant) living for several years: cow parsley is perennial Compare with annual, biennial.
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  • If you plant perennial herbs in the vegetable garden, set them off so they'll be easy to avoid during spring and fall tilling.
  • Fertilizers formulated for perennial flowers are usually fine.
  • They are also used quite effectively when planted in close groups among perennial shrubs.
3(Of a stream or spring) flowing throughout the year: spring streams rise from perennial springs
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  • Northern Province is undoubtedly one of the most blessed parts of Zambia with abundant perennial streams that run throughout the year.
  • Among Anza-Borrego's wetlands is Coyote Creek, a perennial stream in the northwest corner of the park.
  • The once stable, slow - moving, marshy perennial river transformed into an unstable, flood-prone, intermittent stream.


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A perennial plant: perennials will transform the garden in summer See also
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  • The following is a list of suggested annuals, perennials and foliage plants.
  • Garden irises are hardy, long-lived perennials that need a minimum of care.
  • Lift and divide any herbaceous perennials that have grown too big or that have died out in the centre.



Pronunciación: /pəˈrɛnɪəli/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • What comes across most powerfully in this sumptuous work is the wonder, variety and sheer barminess of mankind's perennially fruitless quest for a truly ideal home.
  • He is scruffy, self-effacing and funny and conjures up all of these attributes in his perennially popular excursions to far-flung corners of the globe.
  • These roads are perennially in a state of disrepair.


Mid 17th century (in the sense 'remaining leafy throughout the year, evergreen'): from Latin perennis 'lasting the year through' + -ial.

  • annual from Late Middle English:

    This comes via Old French from late Latin annualis, based on Latin annus ‘year’. The notion of a ‘yearbook’ recording events of the past year, arose in the late 17th century. From the same word we get annals (mid 16th century) from Latin annales (libri) ‘yearly (books)’ giving a historical record of the events throughout each year; anniversary (Middle English) ‘returning yearly’; annuity (Late Middle English) something paid ‘yearly’; perennial (mid 17th century) ‘[lasting] through the year’; and the Latin phrases annus horribilis ‘year of disasters’ and annus mirabilis ‘wonderful year’.

Palabras que riman con perennial

bicentennial, biennial, centennial, decennial, millennial, Tenniel, triennial

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