Definition of perseverance in English:

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perseverance

Pronunciation: /ˌpərsəˈvirəns/

noun

Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success: his perseverance with the technique illustrates his single-mindedness medicine is a field that requires dedication and perseverance
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  • Just remember the three Ps of successful bodybuilding: patience, perseverance and persistence.
  • It's a disheartening process, but Mike is keen to acknowledge that the key to success is perseverance and determination.
  • I would like to thank the police for their support and perseverance with the investigation.
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from Latin perseverantia, from perseverant- 'abiding by strictly', from the verb perseverare (see persevere).

Words that rhyme with perseverance

adherence, appearance, clearance, coherence, interference

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Syllabification: per·se·ver·ance

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