[ adjective ] continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
"permanent secretary to the president" "permanent address" "literature of permanent value"
Used in print(Sports Age, 24:9...)
They come prepared for family fun because Americans in ever growing numbers are learning that here is the way to a fine economical vacation that becomes a family experience of lasting importance .
[ adjective ] existing for a long time
"hopes for a durable peace" "a long-lasting friendship"
Used in print(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
Though they would produce some very memorable and lasting songs , Arlen and Mercer were not given strong material to work_on .
[ adjective ] lasting a long time without change
"a lasting relationship"