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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·sis·ten·cy /-tən(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·sist·ence Per·sist·en·cy n.
 1. The quality or state of being persistent; staying or continuing quality; hence, in an unfavorable sense, doggedness; obstinacy.
 2. The continuance of an effect after the cause which first gave rise to it is removed; as: (a) Physics The persistence of motion. (b) Physiol. Visual persistence, or persistence of the visual impression; auditory persistence, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : persistent determination [syn: doggedness, perseverance,
           persistence, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity]