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  • adj. Enduring; persistent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Persevering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Persevering; constant, persistent, or unflagging in pursuit of an undertaking.

Etymologies

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From Middle English perseveraunt, from Middle French perseverant, from Latin perseverans, present participle of persevēro

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