Pronunciation: (i-tûr'nl), [key]
1. without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing (opposed to temporal): eternal life.
2. perpetual; ceaseless; endless: eternal quarreling; eternal chatter.
3. enduring; immutable: eternal principles.
4. Metaphys.existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change.
1. something that is eternal.
2. the Eternal,God.
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