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for•ev•er(fɔrˈɛv ər, fər-)
Something that will last or continue forever will always last or continue.
Something that has gone forever has gone and will never reappear.
For the above two meanings, you can use the alternative spelling for ever in British English.
Other words and expressions can be used to say how long something lasts.
If you say that someone is forever doing something, you mean that they do it very often.
For this meaning, the only acceptable spelling is forever.
|Adv.||1.||forever - for a limitless time; "no one can live forever"; "brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss|
|2.||forever - for a very long or seemingly endless time; "she took forever to write the paper"; "we had to wait forever and a day"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
|3.||forever - without interruption; "the world is constantly changing"|
He's gone forever → Il est parti à jamais.
to have gone forever (= be at an end) → être définitivement fini(e)
It has gone forever → C'est définitivement fini.