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English definition of “permanent”


adjective [not gradable]  /ˈpɜr·mə·nənt/ us  
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.
noun [U]  /ˈpɜr·mə·nəns/ us  
adverb [not gradable]  /ˈpɜr·mə·nənt·li/ us  
The accident left him permanently paralyzed.
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