[ las-ting, lah-sting ]
/ ˈlæs tɪŋ, ˈlɑ stɪŋ /
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continuing or enduring a long time; permanent; durable: a lasting friendship.
a strong, durable, closely woven fabric for shoe uppers, coverings on buttons, etc.
Archaic. the quality of surviving or continuing and maintaining strength, effectiveness, etc.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
OTHER WORDS FROM lastinglast·ing·ly, adverblast·ing·ness, nounun·last·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lasting
/ (ˈlɑːstɪŋ) /
permanent or enduring
a strong durable closely woven fabric used for shoe uppers, etc
Derived forms of lastinglastingly, adverblastingness, noun
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