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perdurable

[per-doo r-uh-buh l, -dyoo r-] /pərˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər-/
adjective
1.
very durable; permanent; imperishable.
2.
Theology. eternal; everlasting.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English < Late Latin perdūrābilis. See per-, dure2, -able
Related forms
perdurability, perdurableness, noun
perdurably, adverb
unperdurable, adjective
unperdurably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for perdurability

perdurable

/pəˈdjʊərəbəl/
adjective
1.
(rare) extremely durable
Derived Forms
perdurability, noun
perdurably, adverb
Word Origin
C13: from Late Latin perdūrābilis, from Latin per- (intensive) + dūrābilis long-lasting, from dūrus hard
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