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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration.

Usage examples (30)
  • I call a permanency in our choice against opposition.
  • Out of the forms grow traditions, and from the traditions grow permanency, which is woman's only protection.
  • MIREK TOPOLANEK, CZECH PRIME MINISTER: One of these steps -- the combination and the permanency is a way to help.
  • Universally, they want what is called permanency - one person in the world that they can count on for support and love unconditionally. for more
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