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English adjective: durable

1. durable existing for a long time


SamplesHopes for a durable peace.
A long-lasting friendship.


Synonymslasting, long-lasting, long-lived


Similarlong


Antonymsshort

2. durable capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay


SamplesDurable denim jeans.


Synonymslong-wearing


Similarserviceable


Antonymsunserviceable

3. durable very long lasting


SamplesLess durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys.
The perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent.


Synonymsindestructible, perdurable, undestroyable


Similarimperishable


Antonymsperishable









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