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staying power

noun
1.
ability or strength to last or endure; endurance; stamina.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for staying-power

staying power

noun
1.
endurance; stamina
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Idioms and Phrases with staying-power
The ability to endure or last, as in I'm not sure that this young novelist will have staying power, or Our candidate definitely has staying power. This expression comes from racing, where it means “the strength to maintain speed through a race.” [ Second half of 1800s ]
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