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persevereverb [I]

uk   /ˌpɜː.sɪˈvɪər/ us   /ˌpɝː.səˈvɪr/ mainly approving
persevering
adjective uk   /ˌpɜː.sɪˈvɪə.rɪŋ/ us   /ˌpɝː.səˈvɪr.ɪŋ/
She was persevering enough to reach the height of her ambition and become CEO.
(Definition of persevere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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persevereverb [I]

us   /ˌpɜr·səˈvɪər/
to try to do or continue doing something in a determined way, despite difficulties: If I had persevered, I probably would have gotten the job.
perseverance
noun [U] us   /ˌpɜr·səˈvɪər·əns/
Perseverance accounts for much of their success.
(Definition of persevere from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“persevere” in British English

“persevere” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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