Meaning of PERMANENT in English
/ ˈpɜːmənənt; NAmE ˈpɜːrm-/ adjective , noun
lasting for a long time or for all time in the future; existing all the time :
a permanent job
They are now living together on a permanent basis.
The accident has not done any permanent damage.
a permanent fixture (= a person or an object that is always in a particular place)
OPP impermanent , temporary
► per·man·ent·ly adverb :
The stroke left his right side permanently damaged.
She had decided to settle permanently in France.
( old-fashioned , NAmE ) = perm
late Middle English : from Latin permanent- remaining to the end (perhaps via Old French ), from per- through + manere remain.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005