perdurable

adjective per·du·ra·ble \ (ˌ)pər-ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl , -ˈdyu̇r- ; ˈpər-jə-rə- \

Definition of perdurable

: very durable

perdurability

play \(ˌ)pər-ˌdu̇r-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē, -ˌdyu̇r-; ˌpər-jə-rə-\ noun

perdurably

play \(ˌ)pər-ˈdu̇r-ə-blē, -ˈdyu̇r-; ˈpər-jə-rə-\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of perdurable

Middle English, long-lasting, eternal, from Anglo-French pardurable, from Late Latin perdurabilis, from Latin perdurare to endure, from per- throughout + durare to last — more at during


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