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persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance #1 (permalink) Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:29 am   persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance
 

What is the difference of meaning between these sentences?

"Perseverance" and "persevere" = put a lot of effort to get or do something .
"persistence" and "persist" = continue doing something specially when others are opposing or blocking your way.

01) Her perseverance paid off when she got the contract.
02) Her persistence paid off when she got the contract.

03) She persevered with her task until she had succeeded.
04) She persisted with her task until She had succeeded.

meaning of these 4 words are so similar to me, so i'm having trouble when to use these 4 words.
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persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance #2 (permalink) Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:15 am   persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance
 

persevere and persist are verbs.

perseverance and persistence are nouns.
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persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance #3 (permalink) Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:49 am   persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance
 

may be in general ther is no significant difference between the two
your explanation shows that the two words are close to each other
by the way, what does it mean?
her perseverence paid off when she got the contract
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persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance #4 (permalink) Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:33 am   persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance
 

Maybe' is one word.
There IS a significant difference! One is a verb and the other is a noun.

All her effort was worth it because she got the contract (to do some work).
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persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance #5 (permalink) Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:33 am   persistence vs perseverance and persist vs perseverance
 

her perseverance paid off when she got the contract (she put a lot of effort to get the contract, specially through difficulty or others opposed it)
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