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permanent

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɜːmənənt/ HR
used to describe something, for example a job or contract, that lasts for a long time: permanent job/contract/employment 66% of last year's graduates found permanent employment within six months of leaving university. Robinson is hoping to be given the job on a permanent basis.
used to describe someone who is employed for a long time: permanent employee/worker/staff The bank employs 825 permanent staff at sites in London and Chelmsford. →  Compare temporary →  See also regular adjective
Translations of “permanent”
in Arabic دائم…
in Korean 영구적인…
in Malaysian kekal…
in French permanent…
in Turkish kalıcı, uzun süreli…
in Italian permanente, fisso, definitivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長久的, 永久的,永恆的, 常在的…
in Russian постоянный…
in Polish trwały…
in Vietnamese lâu dài…
in Spanish permanente…
in Portuguese permanente…
in Thai ถาวร…
in German ständig…
in Catalan permanent…
in Japanese 長持ちする, 永続する…
in Indonesian selamanya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长久的, 永久的,永恒的, 常在的…
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