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tenacious

adjective /təˈneiʃəs/
(of a person) very determined to do something and not willing to give up easily
Tenaz
The president is keeping a tenacious grip on power.
(of a belief, habit, illness etc) to continue to exist or be influential for a long time
Tenaz
Friends of ex-smokers can support them emotionally and play an important role in helping them beat a tenacious habit.
tenaciously
Tenazmente
She battled tenaciously in her first round match.
tenacity noun
Tenacidad
I admire his tenacity.
Translations of “tenacious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊握的, 頑固的, 固執的…
in Russian упорный, настойчивый…
in Turkish azimli, inatçı, vazgeçmez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧握的, 顽固的, 固执的…
in Polish nieustępliwy…
(Definition of tenacious from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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