con·​tin·​ued | \kən-ˈtin-(ˌ)yüd \

Definition of continued 

1 : lasting or extending without interruption continued success

2 : resumed after interruption a continued story

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Please accept our best wishes for your continued success. The colors of the paint will fade with continued exposure to the sun.

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Residents therefore have a direct interest in continued production. Kelsey Brugger, Scientific American, "Alaska Wants to Fight Warming While Still Drilling for Oil," 12 July 2018 Bowman also has seen an uptick in the sales of pickups this year being driven by continued low gasoline prices and lease offerings that, in some cases, make a full-size Silverado more affordable than the midsize Colorado. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, "General Motors topping Ford in pickup market share," 12 July 2018 Working for The Handmaid’s Tale, in addition to its continued timeliness in this heated political climate, is the fact that its sophomore run continued to be critically lauded, not an easy feat. Michael O'connell, The Hollywood Reporter, "Emmys: How Netflix Edged HBO and What It Means for This Year's Race," 12 July 2018 No infrastructure, no growing domestic league, and no continued coach., "Pride and Passion: Croatia's Unrelenting Fighting Spirit Continues to Carry National Hope," 12 July 2018 Serena once gave him that, but Gilead's continued oppression and June's influence has changed her. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 finale recap: The fight finally begins," 11 July 2018 The deadliest school shooting in Florida history resulted in continued scrutiny of law enforcement response to the massacre, a wave of student activism over gun control and a state law offering some new limits on firearm purchases. Nicholas Nehamas And David Ovalle, miamiherald, "‘I can go shoot them.’ Another threat from Parkland school shooter went ignored.," 11 July 2018 The first is underway in Arlington, Texas, in the Arlington Entertainment District outside the Texas Rangers ballpark, and represents an expansion of the Loews chain into St. Louis and a continued expansion in the Midwest. Meredith Cohn,, "Cordish Cos. building hotel in complex adjacent to Cardinals' Busch Stadium," 10 July 2018 Meanwhile, the President ripping Democrats again over their continued call to abolish ICE. Fox News, "Trump eyes even higher tariffs as China trade war escalates," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of continued

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of continued

: lasting or happening for a long time without interruption

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