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Sunday, August 13, 2000

Definitions for perdurable

  1. Very durable; lasting; continuing long.

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Citations for perdurable
The idea of a classic is historically bound up with the view . . . that there are certain perdurable human truths and values, immune from geographical or historical vitiation. John Romano, New York Times
In her first book, Lisa See . . . tackles a family -- her own -- whose intricate genealogy, bravura entrepreneurship, bitter adulteries and perdurable rivalries might have intimidated a lesser chronicler into euphemism. Elizabeth Tallent, New York Times
Origin of perdurable
Perdurable ultimately comes from Late Latin perdurabilis, from Latin perdurare, to last a long time, to endure, from per-, throughout + durare, to last.
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