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Now he is considering sitting away from the touchline on a permanent basis. The Sun (2016)When the job became permanent she moved us. The Sun (2017)The brewery helps them gain work experience so they can find permanent jobs elsewhere. The Sun (2016)The family have a permanent home here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Uncertainty also makes firms more likely to employ temporary workers rather than take on new permanent staff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stoke have the option to make the deal permanent if the 24-year-old impresses. The Sun (2016)While the upheavals had important cultural and social impacts, they led to little permanent change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stoke have not agreed a fee with City to sign him on a permanent basis. The Sun (2016)The Millers caretaker chief is likely to get a permanent deal having impressed in his four games in charge despite three ending in narrow defeats. The Sun (2016)In it she tells a jealous ex: 'I see the permanent damage you did to me. The Sun (2016)Tigers hope to seal permanent deals for two loan stars as well. The Sun (2009)Whether the damage is permanent will become clear only with time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was necessary to find a temporary home before a permanent one could be acquired. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Three quarters of firms said they would boost permanent jobs in the next three months. The Sun (2012)Nor would it matter if the eight weekends became the pretext for a permanent nationwide change. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What are the symptoms and is it a permanent medical condition? The Sun (2011)It should contain the same sort of information that a permanent member of staff would receive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Three died and another suffered permanent brain damage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My method involved a permanent change in her life and her attitude to her dog. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)That seems to be a permanent condition. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)They did no permanent damage to me and did not affect my adolescent years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We added that we were committed to finding a permanent public home in which to display the garment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The computer chip promises to turn shortterm memories into permanent ones by replacing the damaged memory centre of the brain. The Sun (2015)Farms that mostly get by with a handful of permanent employees suddenly need hundreds of workers for a few weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain needs more housing but there is no justification for building homes with a permanent legacy of high energy bills. Times, Sunday Times (2015)West Ham say that the moves are permanent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Villa are willing to pay 3 million for a permanent deal for the player. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It said that while some might take permanent jobs, it could not tell how many. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ministers change, but permanent staff ought to be providing continuity and experience. The Sun (2009)The deal could become permanent for 8 million next summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But once you are given that job on a permanent basis, then there is a whole lot more pressure and expectation to contend with. The Sun (2012)But after that, it's difficult to recapture the magic on a permanent basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But his form was patchy and he left for Portsmouth on loan in June with a view to a permanent move. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'permanent'
British English: permanent /ˈpɜːmənənt/ ADJECTIVE
Permanent means lasting for ever or occurring all the time.
...permanent damage to the brain.
- American English: permanent
- Arabic: دَائِمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: permanente
- Chinese: 永久的
- Croatian: stalan
- Czech: trvalý
- Danish: permanent
- Dutch: permanent
- European Spanish: permanente
- Finnish: pysyvä
- French: permanent
- German: dauerhaft
- Greek: μόνιμος
- Italian: permanente durevole
- Japanese: 永久の
- Korean: 영구적인
- Norwegian: varig
- Polish: trwały
- European Portuguese: permanente
- Romanian: permanent
- Russian: постоянный
- Spanish: permanente
- Swedish: permanent
- Thai: ถาวร
- Turkish: kalıcı
- Ukrainian: постійний
- Vietnamese: vĩnh cửu
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