permanence

[ pur-muh-nuhns ]
/ ˈpɜr mə nəns /

noun

the condition or quality of being permanent; perpetual or continued existence.

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Origin of permanence

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Medieval Latin word permanentia.See permanent, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM permanence

non·per·ma·nence, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH permanence

permanence , permanency.
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British Dictionary definitions for permanence

permanence
/ (ˈpɜːmənəns) /

noun

the state or quality of being permanent
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