happening or existing for a long time or for all time in the future
She suffered permanent brain damage as a result of the accident.
They’ve offered me a room until I can find something more permanent.
permanent staff (=people who are employed by an organization for as long as they wish to stay): We have a permanent staff of 24, plus 8 seasonal workers in the summer.
a permanent fixture (=someone or something that is part of a system, organization, or your life for a long time): Blomquist has become a permanent fixture in the team.
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