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 (ĕn-do͝or′ĭng, -dyo͝or′-)
1. Lasting; continuing; durable: a novel of enduring interest.
2. Long-suffering; patient.

en·dur′ing·ly adv.
en·dur′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enduringness - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
tensile strength - the strength of material expressed as the greatest longitudinal stress it can bear without tearing apart
indestructibility - the strength to resist destruction
permanence, permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
persistence, continuity - the property of a continuous and connected period of time
changelessness - the property of remaining unchanged
everlastingness - the property of lasting forever
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The fact that enduringness of a relationship is a key component of a firm's long-term orientation can also be deduced from research on buyer-supplier relationships (Lee, Dawes 2005; Ryu et al.
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