continuance

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

con·tin·u·ance

noun \kən-ˈtin-yü-ən(t)s\

: the act of continuing for a long period of time

: the period of time when something continues

law : a legal decision that a court case will continue at a later date

Full Definition of CONTINUANCE

2
:  the extent of continuing :  duration
3
:  the quality of enduring :  permanence
4
:  an adjournment of a court case to a future day

Examples of CONTINUANCE

  1. No changes to the property are allowed during the continuance of the lease.
  2. The lawyer asked the judge for a continuance.

First Known Use of CONTINUANCE

14th century

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