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persistence

noun [U] uk   /pəˈsɪs.təns/ us    /pɚ-/
C2 the fact that someone or something persists: Most financial analysts have been surprised by the persistence of the recession. Her persistence and enthusiasm have helped the group to achieve its international success.
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