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perseverance

per·se·ver·ance

perseverance

 
 
pronunciation:
puhr s vi rns
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: steadfast continuance in a course of action, task, or belief.
She was rewarded for her perseverance when, after many failed attempts, she finally broke the world record.
 
similar words:
decision, patience
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derivation: perseverant (adj.)