[pur-suh-veer-ing] /ˌpɜr səˈvɪər ɪŋ/
displaying perseverance; resolutely persistent; steadfast:
a persevering student.
[pur-suh-veer] /ˌpɜr səˈvɪər/
verb (used without object), persevered, persevering.
to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement; continue steadfastly.
to persist in speech, interrogation, argument, etc.; insist.
verb (used with object), persevered, persevering.
to bolster, sustain, or uphold:
unflagging faith that had persevered him.
(intransitive) often foll by in. to show perseverance
mid-14c., from Old French perseverer “continue, persevere, endure” and directly from Latin perseverare “continue steadfastly, persist,” from persevereus “very strict, earnest,” from per- “very” (see per) + severus “strict” (see severity). Related: Persevered; persevering.
- Pershing II
noun 1. a 38-foot (12 meters) U.S. Army surface-to-surface nuclear missile with a single warhead and range of more than 1000 miles (1609 km).
[pur-zhuh, -shuh] /ˈpɜr ʒə, -ʃə/ noun 1. Also called Persian Empire. an ancient empire located in W and SW Asia: at its height it extended from Egypt and the Aegean to India; conquered by Alexander the Great 334–331 b.c. 2. former official name (until 1935) of . /ˈpɜːʃə/ noun 1. the former name (until 1935) […]
[pur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˈpɜr ʒən, -ʃən/ adjective 1. of or relating to ancient and recent (now Iran), its people, or their language. noun 2. a member of the native peoples of Iran, descended in part from the ancient Iranians. 3. a citizen of ancient . 4. an Iranian language, the principal language of Iran […]
plural noun 1. outside window shutters made of thin, movable horizontal slats. 2. (loosely) venetian blinds. plural noun 1. another term for persiennes