continuation

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noun con·tin·u·a·tion \kən-ˌtin-yə-ˈwā-shən, -yü-ˈā-\

Definition of continuation

  1. 1 :  the act or fact of continuing in or the prolongation of a state or activity

  2. 2 :  resumption after an interruption

  3. 3 :  something that continues, increases, or adds

Examples of continuation in a sentence

  1. <the continuation of high unemployment has cost the government much support>

14th Century

First Known Use of continuation

14th century


CONTINUATION Defined for English Language Learners

continuation

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noun con·tin·u·a·tion \kən-ˌtin-yə-ˈwā-shən, -yü-ˈā-\

Definition of continuation for English Language Learners

  • : something that starts where something else ends and adds to or continues the first part

  • : the act of continuing or of causing something to continue

  • : the act of beginning again after an interruption


CONTINUATION Defined for Kids

continuation

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noun con·tin·u·a·tion \kən-ˌtin-yə-ˈwā-shən\

Definition of continuation for Students

  1. 1 :  something that begins where something else ends and follows a similar pattern <the continuation of a road>

  2. 2 :  the act of beginning again after an interruption <continuation of the game>



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