Bedeutung von “persist” — Learner’s Dictionary

persist

verb [ I ] us uk /pəˈsɪst/
CONTINUE TO EXIST

If an unpleasant feeling or situation persists, it continues to exist:

If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
CONTINUE TO DO

to continue to do something although it is annoying other people:

He persists in calling me Jane, even though I've corrected him twice.

(Definition von “persist” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)