continuate

adjective
con·​tin·​u·​ate

Definition of continuate

First Known Use of continuate

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for continuate

borrowed from Latin continuātus, past participle of continuāre "to continue"

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“Continuate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continuate. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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