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  • v  stay the same; remain in a certain state
    The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    He remained unmoved by her tears
  • v  continue in a place, position, or situation
    despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
  • v  be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.
    There remains the question of who pulled the trigger
    Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war
  • v  stay behind
    The hostility remained long after they made up

  • Senator Barack Obama probably thought that the prayer he penned in the solitude of his King David Hotel room in Jerusalem would remain between him and the Almighty.
  • While Jaycee Lee Dugard has been reunited with her family after being abducted 18 years ago, plenty of disappearances remain unexplained.
  • Rose Tremain crafts a seductive heroine in a novel about art, love and the impossibility of dreams.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Chicago Sun-Times
    We remain a young nation,Obama said, "but, in the words of Scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things."
  • Joe Biden in The Associated Press
    I remain, as I have been from the beginning, extremely optimistic about the government being formed here,Biden told reporters.
  • Michelle Bachelet in The Guardian
    President Bachelet said: "People should remain calm. We're doing everything we can with all the forces we have. Any information [we have] we will share immediately."

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