From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlastinglast‧ing /ˈlɑːstɪŋ $ ˈlæs-/ ●○○ adjective [usually before noun] 🔊 🔊 LONG TIMEstrong enough, well enough planned etc to continue for a very long time syn long-lasting 🔊 The reforms will bring lasting benefits. 🔊 Their generosity made a lasting impression on me. 🔊 a solution that would bring lasting peace► see thesaurus at long, permanent
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lasting• Japan's creation of a Western-style economy has been the country's lastingachievement.• The speech could do lastingdamage to US--German relations.• The committee's decision could have a lasting effect on the community.• His next book is about the lasting effects of the Vietnam war.• The incident left a lastingimpression on the young girl.• Until we all give up violence, there cannot possibly be lastingpeace in the world.• a lasting peace settlementlasting impression• The implementation of the rationalisation programme left a lasting impression on Finniston which was to influence his futureoperatingstyle.• Yet he made a greater, more lasting impression on her than most lovers would or could.• His family had been very poor when he was young, and it had left a lasting impression on him.• It made a lasting impression on me.• The vulgarity had a lasting impression on me.• Their firsthand involvement in the human problems of cultural change has made a lasting impression on most of them.• Such stories would have made a lasting impression on my father and given him an early interest in Abyssinia.• But George Burt made a lasting impression on the place, after which it was no longer the old-worldvillage it had been.