Examples of continuance in a Sentence
No changes to the property are allowed during the continuance of the lease.
The lawyer asked the judge for a continuance.
Recent Examples of continuance from the Web
Although the trial delay is attributed to the defense's request for a continuance, prosecutors noted some concern in a recent court filing about the timing of things should Arias again demand a speedy trial.
After eight months of court hearings and continuances, Staples pleaded guilty.
Stark denied the continuance, converted Chaney's bail to a $250,000 personal recognizance bond, and set the new trial date for Oct. 16.
However, when William suffers a heart attack, Roman steps in to handle his cases, but is instructed by William’s niece and heir Lynn (Amanda Warren) to do nothing more than seek continuances.
But on Monday, Barbee instead asked for an indefinite continuance of any hearing on either the attorneys' payment demand or the parish's dismissal motion.
Pittman also noted that Arias at one point requested a continuance of a trial date scheduled for July 5, the motion states.
Christensen's trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 12 but one of his attorneys, Thomas Bruno, said his defense team plans to apply for a continuance.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Kristy Greenberg filed a motion for continuance in the case Monday, asking Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein for more time to negotiate a plea bargain with McFarland's attorney Randall Jackson.
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First Known Use of continuance
Synonymsduration, date, life, life span, lifetime, run, standing, time
Antonymscessation, close, discontinuance, discontinuity, end, ending, expiration, finish, stoppage, surcease, termination
Related Wordsspell, stretch; span, tenure, term; hitch, tour, turn; half-life; age, longevity
Near Antonymsabridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, cutback, shortening
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