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perpetually

[ per-pech-oo-uh-lee ]
/ pərˈpɛtʃ u ə li /
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adverb
forever or for an indefinitely long time: It is best to think of any software licensed in this way as perpetually licensed.We seem to be locked perpetually in the past.
without intermission or interruption; continually: The library received five more laptops to relieve the pressure on their perpetually busy media loan desk.
with continued recurrence; regularly or repeatedly: The city’s public schools, particularly in working-class neighborhoods, are perpetually understaffed. I'm the girl who loses pens constantly, forgets about quizzes in math, and is perpetually late.
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Origin of perpetually

OTHER WORDS FROM perpetually

non·per·pet·u·al·ly, adverbqua·si-per·pet·u·al·ly, adverb
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