He became the first Japanese American to permanently settle in the U.S., and helped to pave the way for other Japanese immigrants.
The new buildings make them feel claustrophobic, permanently in shadow.
Underneath, however, lies the permanently molten lava of Scottish memory and its sense of English repression.
GMF's goal is to permanently alter the cycle of illiteracy and poverty within the DRC.
The government succeeded in shutting down the Web only for a few hours on Sept. 25, but not permanently.
It is understood that Miss Sphinx, out of respect to her sex, is about thirty summers—permanently.
Can we expect that this will be suddenly and permanently altered?
But it was the third crossing of the paths that most deeply and permanently affected the destinies of William Penn.
If I get the wrong stuff in my eyes it will destroy them permanently.
But the time now arrived when the current of his domestic life was permanently diverted, and set in other channels.
early 15c., from Middle French permanent (14c.) or directly from Latin permanentem (nominative permanens) "remaining," present participle of permanere "endure, hold out, continue, stay to the end," from per- "through" (see per) + manere "stay" (see mansion). As a noun meaning "permanent wave," by 1909. Of clothing, permanent press attested from 1964.