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persistent

Pronunciation: /pərˈsɪstənt; pəˈsɪstənt/

Translation of persistent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (unceasing) [demands/warnings] continuo, constante, repetido; [cough/virus/fog] persistente; [rain] continua, persistente
    Example sentences
    • In terms of pain, however, ‘chronic’ denotes persistent pain over a period of at least three months.
    • The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 32.8 percent of the U.S. general population has persistent or chronic pain symptoms.
    • It is defined as persistent or recurrent abdominal pain or abdominal discomfort centered in the upper abdomen.
    1.2 (undaunted) [salesman/suitor] insistente, persistente he's very persistent es muy persistente persistent offender reincidente (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • That did not go down well with the young woman and in spite of her persistent protests, her moaning and screaming, she was released only after the feasters had their fill.
    • It seems unlikely that the York review will silence the long, persistent and mounting opposition to fluoridation.
    • My persistent opposition has become a thorn in the side of the trade union leaders, because it has exposed their shameless collaboration with management.

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