Origin of permanent
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The offices were firebombed in 2011; no one was hurt but a permanent police car was subsequently stationed outside.
Plus, while sometimes IPs can be “permanent”, at other times IPs last just a few seconds.
At least one parent would have to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They seemed like a permanent part of the mindscape, the way mountains or rivers are part of the physical world.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such is the strange and permanent apocalypse of 21st-century L.A.
Between Daur and Samarra there was nothing but desert, with gazelles and jackals the only permanent inhabitants.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
Thus they would fasten upon the country a great army of permanent officials.The Arena|Various
A "Permanent World's Fair" may be a phrase distressing to the literal mind.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay
But all the efforts of the governor to effect the permanent civilization of these miserable people proved utterly abortive.Peter Parley's Tales About America and Australia|Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Still, it was improving; and I felt that I must act at once if I did not want to be a permanent wanderer on the face of the earth.Sport Royal|Anthony Hope