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ev·er·green

 (ĕv′ər-grēn′)
adj.
1. Having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year.
2. Perennially fresh or interesting; enduring.
3. Automatically renewed or repeatedly made valid: a contractual evergreen clause.
n.
1. A tree, shrub, or plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year.
2. evergreens Twigs or branches of evergreen plants used as decoration.
3. Something that remains perennially fresh, interesting, or well liked.

evergreen

(ˈɛvəˌɡriːn)
adj
1. (Botany) (of certain trees and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year; continually shedding and replacing leaves. Compare deciduous
2. remaining fresh and vital
n
(Botany) an evergreen tree or shrub

ev•er•green

(ˈɛv ərˌgrin)

adj.
1. (of trees, shrubs, etc.) having green leaves throughout the year, the old foliage shedding only after the new has completely formed.
n.
2. an evergreen plant.
3. evergreens, evergreen branches used for decoration.
[1545–55]

ev·er·green

(ĕv′ər-grēn′)
Adjective
Having green leaves or needles all year. Compare deciduous.
Noun
An evergreen tree, shrub, or plant, such as the pine, holly, or rhododendron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evergreen - a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the yearevergreen - a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
Adj.1.evergreen - (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
Translations
دائِم الخُضْرَهشَجَرَه دائِمَة الخُضْرَه
det at være stedsegrønstedsegrøn
örökzöld
sígrænnsígrænt tré
neopadavý ihličnatý stromvždyzelený
yapraklarını dökmeyenyapraklarını dökmeyen ağaç/bitki

evergreen

[ˈevəgriːn]
A. ADJ
1. [tree, shrub] → de hoja perenne
2. [memory] → imperecedero; [song] → clásico, de toda la vida
B. N (= tree) → árbol m de hoja perenne; (= plant) → planta f de hoja perenne
C. CPD evergreen oak Nencina f

evergreen

[ˈɛvərgriːn]
adj [shrub, plant] → à feuilles persistantes

evergreen

adj trees, shrubs, leavesimmergrün; (fig) topicimmer aktuell

evergreen

[ˈɛvəˌgriːn] adj & nsempreverde (m or f)

ever

(ˈevə) adverb
1. at any time. Nobody ever visits us; She hardly ever writes; Have you ever ridden on an elephant?; If I ever / If ever I see him again I shall get my revenge; better than ever; the brightest star they had ever seen.
2. always; continually. They lived happily ever after; I've known her ever since she was a baby.
3. used for emphasis. The new doctor is ever so gentle; What ever shall I do?
ever-
always; continually. the ever-increasing traffic.
ˈevergreen adjective
(of trees etc) having green leaves all the year round. Holly is evergreen.
noun
an evergreen tree. Firs and pines are evergreens.
everˈlasting adjective
endless; continual; unchanging. I'm tired of your everlasting grumbles; everlasting life/flowers.
ˌeverˈlastingly adverb
ˌeverˈmore adverb
for all time. He said that he would love her (for) evermore.
for ever / forˈever adverb
1. continually. He was forever looking at this watch.
2. for all time. I'll love you for ever (and ever).
References in classic literature ?
On the contrary, I like it very much, dear," looking from the dusty rosary to the well-worn little book, and the lovely picture with its garland of evergreen.
If a breath of air stirred, it made no sound here; for there was not a holly, not an evergreen to rustle, and the stripped hawthorn and hazel bushes were as still as the white, worn stones which causewayed the middle of the path.
There seemed to have been grass paths here and there, and in one or two corners there were alcoves of evergreen with stone seats or tall moss-covered flower urns in them.
Marrable, and Miss Marrable; Evergreen Lodge, Clifton.
Then I came to a long thicket of these oaklike trees-- live, or evergreen, oaks, I heard afterwards they should be called--which grew low along the sand like brambles, the boughs curiously twisted, the foliage compact, like thatch.
His house stood near-by, on a balcony of rolling land that overlooked the town of Lyndon and far beyond, across evergreen forests to the massive bulk of Burke Mountain.
Still calling at intervals, but now with a moderated voice, he made the hasty circuit of the garden, and finding neither man nor trace of man in all its evergreen coverts, turned at last to the house.
But instead of the darkness, and the thick and mephitic atmosphere he had expected to find, Dantes saw a dim and bluish light, which, as well as the air, entered, not merely by the aperture he had just formed, but by the interstices and crevices of the rock which were visible from without, and through which he could distinguish the blue sky and the waving branches of the evergreen oaks, and the tendrils of the creepers that grew from the rocks.
One the blue background of the high coast they seem to float on silvery patches of calm water, arid and gray, or dark green and rounded like clumps of evergreen bushes, with the larger ones, a mile or two long, showing the outlines of ridges, ribs of gray rock under the dark mantle of matted leafage.
The dark trunks of the trees rose from the pure white of the snow in regularly formed shafts, until, at a great height, their branches shot forth horizontal limbs, that were covered with the meagre foliage of an evergreen, affording a melancholy contrast to the torpor of nature below.
The stables, partly screened by Austrian pines and evergreen oaks, and fitted with every late appliance, were as dignified as Chapels-of-Ease.
The coarse evergreen color of the small fir trees scattered here and there among the birches was an unpleasant reminder of winter.