continued

adjective
con·​tin·​ued | \ kən-ˈtin-(ˌ)yüd How to pronounce continued (audio) \

Definition of continued

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

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Examples of continued in a Sentence

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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So, let’s be clear: Every country that enjoys democratic governance today owes its birth of freedom to our Founding Fathers, and the continued existence of their democracy to the U.S. military. Marc A. Thiessen, The Mercury News, "Thiessen: America’s better than ‘just OK’ as New York Times says," 10 July 2019 And thank you for your continued support of This Week in Timothée Chalamet. Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "This Week in Timothée Chalamet, Week of June 28," 28 June 2019 Since his accident, Fantasia has been by her brother’s side during his hospitalization and rehabilitation, documenting his progress and asking her fans for their continued support. Paula Rogo, Essence, "Fantasia Reveals Brother Who Survived Near Fatal Accident Will Be 'Walking Soon'," 24 June 2019 This pattern unfortunately occurs far too frequently when those that achieve greatly feel entitled to their continued success. Josh Linkner, Detroit Free Press, "When we stop doing the things that made us great," 15 June 2019 But something Tatis is doing better since coming back does portend continued success reaching base. Kevin Acee, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Padres notes: Gerardo Reyes seeks consistency; Fernando Tatis Jr. ups discipline; Padres keep going with Wil Myers," 11 June 2019 That puts the majority of the electorate in agreement with Joe Biden, who has taken heat since yesterday for his continued support of the Hyde Amendment. NBC News, "Democratic rivals pile on Biden," 6 June 2019 Biden's continued support for the Hyde Amendment was first reported by NBC News, which confirmed his stance with the campaign. Grace Segers, CBS News, "Biden's stance on Hyde Amendment draws critcism from abortion rights groups," 5 June 2019 The company has made designing for Chrome and ignoring everything else a bit more palatable, and Mozilla's continued existence is now that bit more marginal. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Google isn’t the company that we should have handed the Web over to," 17 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of continued

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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continued

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of continued

: lasting or happening for a long time without interruption

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