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 (pər-do͝or′, -dyo͝or′)
intr.v. per·dured, per·dur·ing, per·dures
To last permanently; endure.

[Middle English perduren, from Old French pardurer, from Latin perdūrāre; see perdurable.]


vb (intr)
formal to endure or continue indefinitely; to last forever


(pərˈdʊər, -ˈdyʊər)

v.i. -dured, -dur•ing.
to continue or last permanently; endure.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin perdūrāre. See per-, endure]
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The resistance of some popes to personal reform and to reform of the curia is a dark thread that perdures throughout the story.
6:1-4 (on the "sons of God" and "daughters of humans"), which appears in the Second Testament and perdures into the fourth century, serving to explain the presence of evil, idolatry, and demons in the world; finally, the figure of Enoch himself as one of the "witnesses" at the last judgment.