continued

adjective con·tin·ued \ kən-ˈtin-(ˌ)yüd \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of continued

1 : lasting or extending without interruption
  • continued success
2 : resumed after interruption
  • a continued story

Examples of continued in a Sentence

  1. Please accept our best wishes for your continued success.

  2. The colors of the paint will fade with continued exposure to the sun.

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First Known Use of continued

15th century



CONTINUED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of continued for English Language Learners

  • : lasting or happening for a long time without interruption



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