Definition of permanently adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɜːmənəntli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɜːrmənəntli//
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in a way that lasts for a long time or for all time in the future; in a way that exists all the time The stroke left his right side permanently damaged. She had decided to settle permanently in France. This door is kept permanently locked. opposite temporarily