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.
Recent Examples on the Web Over the past months, Spears has been using Instagram to communicate with fans and thank them for their continued support in her battle to emancipate herself from her conservatorship. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, 15 Sep. 2021 After 2018 when Fleetwood Mac evolved with their new lineup, my continued work with the band was due entirely to the fact I’ve been aligned with Stevie Nicks in thought and purpose from the earliest of days. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2021 After 2018 when Fleetwood Mac evolved with their new lineup, my continued work with the band was due entirely to the fact I’ve been aligned with Stevie Nicks in thought and purpose from the earliest of days. Ellise Shafer, Variety, 8 Sep. 2021 After 2018 when Fleetwood Mac evolved with their new lineup, my continued work with the band was due entirely to the fact I’ve been aligned with Stevie Nicks in thought and purpose from the earliest of days. Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2021 Britney Spears is thanking Iggy Azalea for her continued support now that her conservatorship under father Jamie Spears is slowly coming to an end. Starr Bowenbank, Billboard, 8 Sep. 2021 Several celebrities commented on Stone's image with their continued support and condolences. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 3 Sep. 2021 The Governor’s Office released a statement Wednesday addressing its continued support and applauding local reparation efforts across Coconino County. Salma Reyes, The Arizona Republic, 26 Aug. 2021 The family thanked the community for its continued support and praised law enforcement and volunteers for pouring countless hours into the effort to bring Vaughan home. Fox News, 25 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of continued

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for continued

Middle English, from past participle of continuen "to continue"

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The first known use of continued was in the 15th century

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20 Sep 2021

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“Continued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continued. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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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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