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evergreen

adjective A popular term for a “constant” in any field of human endeavor—e.g., an evergreen drug (e.g., Tylenol), an evergreen film (e.g., Casablanca), etc.

evergreen

a type of tree or shrub that possesses leaves in all seasons. Most CONIFERS are evergreen, as are many ANGIOSPERMS (e.g. laurel, privet), with an average leaf-life of about three years.
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Additionally, because many letters of credit contain the evergreen clause and thus automatically renew, there is also no annual paperwork burden.
Tensions continue to rise between the union and management, but the evergreen clause limits the tactics to wearing T-shirts and flying banners on cars in the Post parking lot calling on Pulitzer to make concessions and demonstrations.
Bullock's contract from automatically renewing because of an evergreen clause in the contract.