Definition of 'perennial'
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That perennial question remains: should you read the book first or watch the movie? The Sun (2016)How high to pre-empt is a perennial question. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is great news for those who have struggled with the trend for grass and perennials that has been so popular for the past decade. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is a perennial question with a twist. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One of the best of all perennial plants. Winter Garden Glory (1993)This is the backdrop against which she experiments with herbaceous perennials. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No garden regardless of size should be without this hardy perennial plant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a perennial problem in such cyclical industries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Look great floating above shorter perennials and grasses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a herbaceous perennial dying right back in winter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All these varieties are hardy herbaceous perennials. Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)Lack of housing supply is a perennial problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also takes longer to establish perennial plants if you grow them from scratch rather than buy plants. Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)New washing techniques have cut out the perennial problem of flushing out the dirt trapped between the leaves. Food Watch (1994)Soft grasses and wafting perennials are enchanting in a meadow but can look insignificant against the architecture of a house. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your question identifies a perennial pattern. Christianity Today (2000)Here's where shrubs can outperform perennials and grasses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Can you suggest some small or medium-sized shrubs and perennials with aromatic leaves? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a short-lived hardy herbaceous perennial. Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)We are 100 per cent perennial rye grass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Which perennials should I use? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Splash out on a few large architectural specimens to set the scene, and bulk up with shrubs and perennials, which will grow apace. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: perennial ADJECTIVE
You use perennial to describe bad situations or states that keep occurring or that seem to exist all the time.
...the perennial urban problem of homelessness.
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