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
Pittman also noted that Arias at one point requested a continuance of a trial date scheduled for July 5, the motion states.
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.
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.
The board on July 19 granted his request for the continuance.
Martinez’s attorney, Robert Greenwald, filed a motion seeking a psychological evaluation for his client as well as a motion for a continuance of her preliminary hearing.
Hardy's defense attorneys, Claude Kelly and Valerie Welz Jusselin filed an unopposed motion requesting continuances for the July 31 trial date and a July 6 pretrial conference.
U.S. Magistrate Judge John Martin wrote, in his order, that failing to grant the continuance would not allow the attorneys time to prepare for trial.
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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
CONTINUANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of continuance for English Language Learners
: 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
CONTINUANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of continuance for Students
- the long continuance of peace
legal Definition of continuance
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