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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act of continuing, regardless of obstacles Also: The property of a continuous and connected period of time.

Usage examples (35)
  • Energy and persistence conquer all things.
  • Another secret to my persistence is my low-budget approach.
  • If it had not been for the patience and what we call the persistence of Columbus, America would never have been discovered -- at least not in his time.
  • Needs improvement: No built-in persistence option. for more
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