continuing

adjective con·tin·u·ing \ kən-ˈtin-yü-iŋ \

Definition of continuing

1 : continuous, constant
  • continuing poverty
2 : needing no renewal : enduring
  • continuing fame
  • a continuing contract

continuingly

adverb

Examples of continuing in a Sentence

  1. the continuing success of the chain as it opens stores around the country

  2. the public's continuing interest in every aspect of the lives of celebrities

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Origin and Etymology of continuing


Law Dictionary

continuing

adjective con·tin·u·ing

legal Definition of continuing

1 : marked by uninterrupted extension in time or sequence
  • a continuing criminal enterprise
2 : needing no renewal
  • continuing shareholders


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