Definition of Permanency

1. Noun. The property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration.

Definition of Permanency

1. Noun. The state or quality of permanence. ¹

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Definition of Permanency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Permanency

permanency (current term)
permanent-press fabric
permanent callus
permanent cartilage
permanent dirt
permanent dominant idea
permanent injunction
permanent magnet
permanent marker
permanent pedicle flap
permanent press
permanent residency
permanent resident

Literary usage of Permanency

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1. Encouraging Adoption: Hearing Before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S edited by E. Clay Shaw (1997)
"The timeframe to hold the permanency hearing was calculated by adding the days ... For children aged 6 and older, the permanency hearing is held within 18 ..."

2. A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River by Elmer Lawrence Corthell (1880)
"THE permanency of the results obtained in the channel through the jetties ... Many of the reasons for the permanency of all these results have been given ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"permanency of the Results in the Operative Treatment of High Myopia. ... in an attempt to determine the permanency of the results in the patients operated ..."

4. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"It is not the propagation, but the permanency of his religion, that deserves our wonder : the same pure and perfect impression which he engraved at Mecca ..."

5. The Immigration Problem: A Study of American Immigration Conditions and Needs by Jeremiah Whipple Jenks, William Jett Lauck, Rufus Daniel Smith (1922)
"From the same motives and frequently from a sense of civic duty as well, the priests and pastors do all in their power to encourage permanency of residence ..."

6. The Life of God in the Soul of Man by Henry Scougal (1868)
"THE permanency AND STABILITY OF RELIGION. T CHOOSE to express it by the name of lift; first, because of its permanency and stability. ..."

7. The Play Movement in the United States: A Study of Community Recreation by Clarence Elmer Rainwater (1922)
"This is what is meant by "relative permanency" of the adjustments proposed. Some of the original ones still survive, but, as has been disclosed above, ..."

8. Elements of Mental Philosophy Enbracing the Two Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1841)
"The permanency of musical power dependant on its being intrinsic. ... permanency in the works of art of course implies a corresponding permanency in their ..."

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