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lasting

adjective uk   /ˈlɑː.stɪŋ/  us   /ˈlæs.tɪŋ/
continuing to exist for a long time or for ever: Few observers believe that the treaty will bring a lasting peace to the region. Did any of your teachers make a lasting impression on you? The tablets make you feel better for a while but the effect isn't (long-)lasting.
Translations of “lasting”
in Korean 지속적인…
in Arabic مُسْتَمِرّ…
in Portuguese duradouro…
in Catalan durador…
in Japanese 長持ちする, 永続する…
in Italian duraturo, durevole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 持續的,持久的,永久的…
in Russian продолжительный, прочный…
in Turkish süren, dayanan, devam eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 持续的,持久的,永久的…
in Polish trwały…
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