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English definition of “permanent”


adjective [not gradable]    /ˈpɜr·mə·nənt/
lasting for a long time or forever: Are you looking for a temporary job or something permanent? He entered the United States in 1988 as a permanent resident with a green card. permanence    /ˈpɜr·mə·nəns/ noun [U] permanently    /ˈpɜr·mə·nənt·li/ adverb [not gradable] The accident left him permanently paralyzed.
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