permanency


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per·ma·nen·cy

 (pûr′mə-nən-sē)
n.
Permanence: the permanency of Egypt's great pyramids.

permanency

(ˈpɜːmənənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. a person or thing that is permanent
2. another word for permanence

per•ma•nen•cy

(ˈpɜr mə nən si)

n., pl. -cies.
2. something that is permanent.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.permanency - the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
perpetuity, sempiternity - the property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless)
durability, enduringness, lastingness, strength - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
imperishability, imperishableness, imperishingness - the property of being resistant to decay; "he advertised the imperishability of the product"
perdurability - the property of being extremely durable
immortality - the quality or state of being immortal
Translations

permanency

[ˈpɜːmənənsɪ] Npermanencia f; (= permanent arrangement) → arreglo m permanente

permanency

[ˈpɜːmənənsɪ] n
a. (person) → figura sempre presente
b. (job) → occupazione f fissa, lavoro fisso
References in classic literature ?
It had set itself steadfastly towards comfort and ease, a balanced society with security and permanency as its watchword, it had attained its hopes--to come to this at last.
But that perfect state had lacked one thing even for mechanical perfection--absolute permanency.
The latter, by the mode of their appointment, as well as by the nature and permanency of it, are too far removed from the people to share much in their prepossessions.
If we consider how much less time would be requisite for establishing a dangerous influence in a single State, than for establishing a like influence throughout the United States, we must conclude that a duration of four years for the Chief Magistrate of the Union is a degree of permanency far less to be dreaded in that office, than a duration of three years for a corresponding office in a single State.
Moving slowly through the trees he kept his eyes over his shoulder, though he no longer neglected the possibilities of other dangers which might lurk on either hand or ahead--his experience with the lioness did not need a repetition to insure the permanency of the lesson it had taught.
Five years had wrought greater changes than a century would produce in countries where time and labor have given permanency to the works of man.
To his refinement of manners, they both thought that they could yield the sensitive delicacy of their child with confidence; in his travelled experience they anticipated the permanency of a corrected taste; nor, was it a disagreeable consideration to either, that as the silken cord of paternal discipline was to be loosened, it was to be succeeded by the fetters of hymen cast in polished gold.
Recognizing a need for advocacy that leads to permanency, the council initiated this program that supports legal aid attorneys representing children.
I am pleased that the states and territories have agreed to pursue reform to create improved permanency outcomes for our children.
The ability to provide support services that are sensitive to the needs of Metis children and their families is important for ensuring permanency for children and youth.
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