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Pronunciation: /pɛʀmanɑ̃s/

Translation of permanence in English:

nom féminin

  • 2 (service) ‘permanence de 8 à 9 heures’
    open from 8 am till 9 am
    permanence téléphonique
    manned line
    être de permanence
    to be on duty
    assurer or tenir une permanence (personne)
    to be on duty
    (député, avocat)
    to hold a surgery (anglais britannique)
    to have office hours (anglais américain)
  • 3 (local)
    permanently manned office
    permanence du parti
    party offices (pl)

also: en permanence locution adverbiale

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