lasting lasting  /ˈlæ stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
  2. (adj) existing for a long time
  3. (adj) retained; not shed
  4. (adj) lasting a long time without change

Usage(s):

  1. But his lasting accomplishment was in changing the Asian political dynamic, showing that environmentalism can go hand in hand with development.
  2. On PTI's 85th anniversary, check out the most lasting images ever to appear inside the red border and vote for the best cover in PTI history.
  3. PTI: The Million Man March was inspirational but critics said it didn't create any lasting change.

News

  1. 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

    Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Dollar at Risk of Lasting Bear Trend if S&P 500 Doesn’t Capitulate

    Dollar at Risk of Lasting Bear Trend if S&P 500 Doesn’t Capitulate
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Expansion lasting longer than most without worst excess

    WASHINGTON — The modest pace of the U.S. economic recovery has a silver lining, as the expansion shows signs of lasting almost twice as long as average.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "The basis for a solution is clear -- an end to the occupation that began in 1967, the creation of an independent and viable Palestinian state :, and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the region," Ban said.
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: President Bush Source: PRESS TV

  2. "This budget is inseparable from this recovery because it is what lays the foundation for a secure and lasting prosperity," Obama said.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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