Definition of continuity
- … its disregard of the continuity between means and ends …
- —Sidney Hook
- the continuity of the company's management
The art historian is studying the continuities between the painter's works and those of her followers.
There's a problem with the movie's continuity.
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: the quality of something that does not stop or change as time passes : a continuous quality
: something that is the same or similar in two or more things and provides a connection between them
: the arrangement of the parts in a story, movie, etc., in a way that is logical
See words that rhyme with continuity Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for continuity Spanish Central: Translation of continuity Nglish: Translation of continuity for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Translation of continuity for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about continuity
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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