imperishability


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im·per·ish·a·ble

 (ĭm-pĕr′ĭ-shə-bəl)
adj.
Not perishable: imperishable food; imperishable hopes.

im·per′ish·a·bil′i·ty, im·per′ish·a·ble·ness n.
im·per′ish·a·bly adv.
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Noun1.imperishability - the property of being resistant to decay; "he advertised the imperishability of the product"
permanence, permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
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