Meaning of “perennial” in the English Dictionary

"perennial" in British English

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(Definition of “perennial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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perennialadjective

us /pəˈren·i·əl/

perennial adjective (TIME)

lasting a long time, or happening repeatedly or all the time:

Each year, the nation’s marketers try to answer the perennial question, What do consumers really want?

perennialnoun [ C ]

us /pəˈren·i·əl/

perennial noun [ C ] (PLANT)

a plant that lives for more than two years

(Definition of “perennial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)