the condition or quality of being permanent; perpetual or continued existence.
- non·per·ma·nence, noun
- permanence , permanency
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How to use permanence in a sentence
While the Internet remembers everything, the public’s object permanence is much more selective.Chrissy Teigen and the perils of being an extremely online celebrity | Sonia Rao | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
TikTok’s unclear intent, the permanence of the biometric data and potential future uses for it have caused concern among experts who say users’ security and privacy could be at risk.TikTok Has Started Collecting Your ‘Faceprints’ and ‘Voiceprints.’ Here’s What It Could Do With Them | Megan McCluskey | June 14, 2021 | Time
Entirely responsible for both the permanence and the impermanence are the laws of physics.Our Little Life Is Rounded with Possibility - Issue 102: Hidden Truths | Chiara Marletto | June 9, 2021 | Nautilus
Still, as promised, city staff are working on a path toward permanence for any business that wants to expand their business into the street.Morning Report: Blackstone Deal Has Advocates Blue | Voice of San Diego | May 19, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
All eyes are on the city’s planning department, which is slated to reveal some path to permanence for outdoor dining structures in the fall.Little Italy Is the Epicenter of Tensions, Confusion Over Outdoor Dining | MacKenzie Elmer | May 12, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
As the law stands, a metal piece is required, but nothing is said about the permanence or the functionality of the metal.The Deadly Plastic Gun Loophole the House Extension Leaves in Place | Eleanor Clift | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
What would the various social-media sites look like if ephemerality was the default and permanence, at most, an option?Snapchat: Naughty, Goofy, Ethereal, Permanent or All of the Above? | Winston Ross | September 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This year it seems that the experiment was flirting with a virulent permanence.
The self-imposed embargo did not last long, however, casting doubt on the permanence of this network-induced truce, as well.
Are you able to find a sense of permanence in multiple-partner relationships?
At last he had found permanence in a life where heretofore had been naught but transience.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Can they, with any assurance of permanence, maintain two literary languages in the same region?Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
The human animal, therefore, as a physical species, has reached a stage of permanence.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
The importance of securing permanence and small cost of maintenance and repairs has to be considered.
The States refused the supplies, and directed the Council to sit en permanence.Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
British Dictionary definitions for permanence
the state or quality of being permanent
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