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English definition of “lasting”

lasting

adjective uk   /ˈlɑː.stɪŋ/ us    /ˈlæs.tɪŋ/
continuing to exist for a long time or for ever: Few observers believe that the treaty will bring a lasting peace to the region. Did any of your teachers make a lasting impression on you? The tablets make you feel better for a while but the effect isn't (long-)lasting.
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