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  • adj. Common misspelling of persistent.


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  • So, people use the term persistant vegetative state.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2005

  • Her husband, Michael Schiavo, says that he knows that its her wish that she not go on living in a state that has been described as persistant vegetative, permanent vegetative state, a condition from which it as my understanding no one has been able to reverse

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2005

  • February 1990 Terri Schiavo collapsed at her home and entered what doctors called a persistant vegetative state.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2005

  • Minister of Justice and Freestate NP leader, Kobie Coetsee, identified as the persistant stonewaller.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Apparently an INspector can authorise these to become 'persistant' meaning we don't have to attend and take details to the following day when they inevitably turn up.

    The Policeman's Blog

  • Those "persistant" critics are our longest standing allies.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Have a look at "selkie test" for a demo. loading plugins as actions works for simple cases loading javascript files from plugins works showing and hiding action button (parenturls + wildcards matching, works) triggering (parenturls and wildcards work) actions should have a "persistant" flag to execute them on every new page load, within a context

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]

  • Today was hovering around the mid-forties with sunbreaks and a persistant breeze that didn't quite chill a person but took the steam off your coffee in a minute.

    The Novella

  • I do not want heroic efforts made to prolong my life, and I do not want life-sustaining treatments to be providedor continued if: (1) I am irrever sible coma or persistant vegetative state, or (2) if I am terminally ill and the use of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to artificially delay the moment of my death, (3) under any other circumstances where the burdens of the treatment outweigh the expected benifits.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » The Chozen’s Review Forum

  • I loved it as it always bothered me that Penelope seemed so uncomplaining and patient in the face of her husband’s extended absence and persistant infidelity.

    Maggie O'Farrell - An interview with author


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