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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lasting forever or for a long time. Also: Continuing; constant.

Usage examples (35)
  • The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
  • We have heard from time to time of the term perpetual motion.
  • Taken literally, the term perpetual motion refers to movement that goes on forever.
  • While non-recurring revenues will include all revenues from non-recurring sources, which we define as perpetual license fees and professional services and other. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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