Meaning of “permanent” - Learner’s Dictionary

permanent

adjective us uk /ˈpɜːmənənt/
Extra Examples
He suffered permanent brain damage as a result of his injuries.She's a permanent member of the advisory board.Most of the birds are permanent residents of the island.A hard blow to the head can cause permanent loss of hearing.The paintings are on permanent display in the city's art gallery.

B1 continuing forever or for a long time:

permanent damage
a permanent job
permanently adverb

B2

He moved here permanently in 2008.

(Definition of “permanent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)