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noun as in continuity

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While the Internet remembers everything, the public’s object permanence is much more selective.

TikTok’s unclear intent, the permanence of the biometric data and potential future uses for it have caused concern among experts who say users’ security and privacy could be at risk.

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Entirely responsible for both the permanence and the impermanence are the laws of physics.

Still, as promised, city staff are working on a path toward permanence for any business that wants to expand their business into the street.

All eyes are on the city’s planning department, which is slated to reveal some path to permanence for outdoor dining structures in the fall.

As the law stands, a metal piece is required, but nothing is said about the permanence or the functionality of the metal.

What would the various social-media sites look like if ephemerality was the default and permanence, at most, an option?

This year it seems that the experiment was flirting with a virulent permanence.

The self-imposed embargo did not last long, however, casting doubt on the permanence of this network-induced truce, as well.

Are you able to find a sense of permanence in multiple-partner relationships?

At last he had found permanence in a life where heretofore had been naught but transience.

Can they, with any assurance of permanence, maintain two literary languages in the same region?

The human animal, therefore, as a physical species, has reached a stage of permanence.

The importance of securing permanence and small cost of maintenance and repairs has to be considered.

The States refused the supplies, and directed the Council to sit en permanence.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to permanence, such as: perpetuation, dependability, durability, immutability, permanency, and stability.

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