Definición de persist en inglés:

persist

Silabificación: per·sist
Pronunciación: /pərˈsist
 
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[no object]
  • 1Continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or a course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition, or failure: the minority of drivers who persist in drinking we are persisting with policies that will create jobs for the future
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He retreated to the ground and did not continue to persist in creating hostile assaults.
    • The main effort should focus on finding a solution to the conflict, rather than persisting with the current situation of conflict management.
    • But the BCC and the police are firm about persisting with the system.
  • 1.1Continue to exist; be prolonged: if the symptoms persist for more than a few days, contact your doctor
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • After the operation his symptoms persisted and got worse, leaving him in such pain that he had to be prescribed morphine.
    • O'Connor said the symptoms usually persist for a few days and then ease up.
    • It says on the packet to consult your doctor if symptoms persist for more than seven days.
    Sinónimos
    continue, hold, carry on, last, keep on, keep up, remain, linger, stay, endure

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin persistere, from per- 'through, steadfastly' + sistere 'to stand'.

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