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continuing

adjective

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2 having an existence or validity that does not change or diminish
  • the public's continuing interest in every aspect of the lives of celebrities

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continuing

verb
present participle of continue

Synonyms & Antonyms of continuing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • the heavy snow continued throughout the night

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2 to begin again or return to after an interruption
  • we'll continue this discussion after we've eaten

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The first known use of continuing was in the 14th century

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“Continuing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/continuing. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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