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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
persistent /pə'sistənt/
  • tính từ
    • kiên gan, bền bỉ
    • khăng khăng, khư khư, cố chấp, ngoan cố
    • dai dẳng
      • persistent rain: mưa dai dẳng
    • (sinh vật học) bền, không rụng (lá, sừng, lông)
Concise Dictionary
pər'sɪstənt /pə-
+continually recurring to the mind
+retained; not shed

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 persisting, persevering, tenacious, steadfast, firm, fast, fixed, staunch, resolute, resolved, determined, unfaltering, unswerving, undeviating, unflagging, tireless, untiring, indefatigable, dogged, unwavering, stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, inflexible, rigid:
He was persistent in his demands for justice. The inspector never gave up his persistent pursuit of criminals
2 continuing, constant, continuous, continual, unending, interminable, unremitting, unrelenting, perpetual, incessant, unceasing, non-stop:
The persistent rainy weather began to depress us. At last he gave in to her persistent complaints and bought a washing machine.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 determined to do sth in spite of difficulties, especially when other people are against you and think that you are being annoying or unreasonable: How do you deal with persistent salesmen who won't take no for an answer? + a persistent offender (= a person who continues to commit crimes after they have been caught and punished) + She can be very persistent when she wants something.
2 continuing for a long period of time without interruption, or repeated frequently, especially in a way that is annoying and cannot be stopped: persistent rain / pain + a persistent cough + I can't take much more of this persistent criticism. + He resigned over persistent rumours of his affair with an actress. + Famine is a persistent problem in many parts of the world.
persistently adverb: They have persistently denied claims of illegal dealing. + persistently high interest rates + a prison for juveniles who persistently reoffend
Collocation Dictionary




extraordinarily, extremely, incredibly, really, very
The weeds were very persistent.
| quite, rather
Some infections can be quite persistent.

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