per´ma|nent|ness

per´ma|nent|ness
per|ma|nent «PUR muh nuhnt», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. lasting; intended to last; not for a short time only: »

a permanent filling in a tooth. After doing odd jobs for a week, he got a permanent position as a helper in a store.

SYNONYM(S): abiding, enduring. See syn. under lasting. (Cf.lasting)
2. Botany. persistent.
–n.
Informal. a permanent wave.
[< Latin permanēns, -entis staying to the end, present participle of permanēre < per- through + manēre to stay]
per´ma|nent|ly, adverb.
per´ma|nent|ness, noun.

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  • per|ma|nent — «PUR muh nuhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. lasting; intended to last; not for a short time only: »a permanent filling in a tooth. After doing odd jobs for a week, he got a permanent position as a helper in a store. SYNONYM(S): abiding, enduring.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • per — per·acetic; per·acid; per·act; per·acute; per·alkaline; per·aluminous; per·am·bu·lant; per·am·bu·late; per·am·bu·la·tion; per·am·bu·la·tor; per·am·bu·la·to·ry; per·a·na·kan; per·bend; per·borate; per·bromide; Per·bu·nan; per·ca; per·cale;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • nent — con·ti·nent·ly; des·i·nent; em·i·nent; em·i·nent·ly; fer·nent; for·nent; im·ma·nent; im·ma·nent·ism; im·ma·nent·ist; im·ma·nent·iza·tion; im·mi·nent; im·per·ti·nent·ly; im·per·ti·nent·ness; im·po·nent; ma·nent; per·ma·nent·ly; per·ti·nent·ly;… …   English syllables

  • permanentness — per·ma·nent·ness …   English syllables

  • im — im; im·age·less; im·ag·er; im·ag·ism; im·balance; im·base; im·bat; im·ba·uba; im·be; im·be·cile·ly; im·be·cil·ic; im·be·cil·i·ty; im·bibe; im·bib·er; im·bi·bi·tion; im·bi·bi·tion·al; im·bi·rus·sú; im·brex; im·bri·ca·tion; im·bro·glio; im·brue;… …   English syllables

  • ma — abo·ma; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; abro·ma; ab·u·ku·ma·lite; abu·lo·ma·nia; acan·tho·chei·lo·ne·ma; ac·an·tho·ma; acan·tho·so·ma; ac·cla·ma·tion; ac·cli·ma·ta·tion; ac·cli·ma·tion; ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion; ac·cli·ma·tize; acel·da·ma; acho·ma·wi;… …   English syllables

  • ti — co·bal·ti·cyanic; co·bal·ti·cyanide; co·bal·ti·nitrite; co·chi·ti; co·chli·o·don·ti·dae; co·lec·ti·vo; co·le·op·ti·lar; col·lec·ti·vi·za·tion; col·o·quin·ti·da; com·bus·ti·bil·i·ty; com·men·ti·tious; com·par·a·ti·val; com·par·ti·men·to;… …   English syllables

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