Definition of staying power
: capacity for continuing (as in existence, influence, or popularity) without weakening
Examples of staying power in a sentence
a long-distance runner with a lot of staying power
a song with staying power
Her staying power as a pop icon is remarkable.
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STAYING POWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of staying power for English Language Learners
: the quality or ability that allows someone or something to continue to be effective, successful, popular, etc., for a long period of time
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