permanency

[ pur-muh-nuh n-see ]
/ ˈpɜr mə nən si /

noun, plural per·ma·nen·cies for 2.

something that is permanent.

Origin of permanency

From the Medieval Latin word permanentia, dating back to 1545–55. See permanent, -ency

Related forms

non·per·ma·nen·cy, noun

Can be confused

permanence permanency
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British Dictionary definitions for permanency

permanency

/ (ˈpɜːmənənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

a person or thing that is permanent
another word for permanence
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