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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpermanentim‧per‧ma‧nent /ɪmˈpɜːmənənt $ -ɜːr-/ adjective formal  ALWAYS/EVERY TIMEnot staying the same forever syn temporary opp permanent single-storey structures, built from cheap and impermanent materialsimpermanence noun [uncountable] His philosophy stressed the impermanence of the world.
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impermanentEven the history of discontinuities is itself impermanent and discontinuous.Buddhism stresses that life is impermanent and full of suffering.I see their hopes like Masai villages, impermanent and leaving few marks on the landscape.Why not respect the intention implied by the choice of impermanent materials and the adoption of quick and casual techniques?They may have been of impermanent materials, such as wood, or the countries may have suffered greater devastation than their neighbours.In fact, the massive increase in migration contained a considerable quantity of impermanent movement - temporary, seasonal or merely nomadic.But all things in this impermanent world are essentially rootless.
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