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abiding

[ uh-bahy-ding ]
/ əˈbaɪ dɪŋ /
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adjective
continuing without change; enduring; steadfast: an abiding faith.
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Origin of abiding

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at abide, -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for abiding

abiding
/ (əˈbaɪdɪŋ) /

adjective
permanent; enduringan abiding belief

Derived forms of abiding

abidingly, adverb
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