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verb endure pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈdjʊə(r)/
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present tense
present participleenduring
past tenseendured
past participleendured
  1. [transitive] to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period
    He endured solitude and torture for months at a time.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to last for a long time
      traditions that endure
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