permanence

[pur-muh-nuhns]
noun
the condition or quality of being permanent; perpetual or continued existence.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin permanentia. See permanent, -ence

nonpermanence, noun

permanence, permanency.
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permanence (ˈpɜːmənəns)
 
n
the state or quality of being permanent

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Example sentences
It has to rise and fall and wax and wane to maintain its permanence.
But the job had political support and even a degree of permanence.
Stone-not sun-dried mud brick-gave permanence to these ancient monuments.
Sometimes this transience was sold to us as permanence.
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