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Definition of "lasting" []

  • Continuing or remaining for a long time; enduring: a lasting peace. (adjective)
  • A sturdy twilled fabric. (noun)
  • Permanent or enduring (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A strong durable closely woven fabric used for shoe uppers, etc (noun)

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Use "lasting" in a sentence
  • "James Snow, as most people would know was the longest serving Minister of Transportation in the province of Ontario with his term lasting 9 years."
  • "Chief Justice Goodrich, assisted by Judge Cooper, the term lasting one week."
  • "This dogmatic upbringing left Hayes with what he called a lasting “moral hangover” that he resented by the time of his adolescence."