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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of keeping an activity going without interruption; The property of enduring in time; The period of time during which something is happening.

Usage examples (36)
  • The continuance of the pregnancy threatens the life of the mother, or would adversely affect her mental or physical health.
  • – Felix chops the log in continuance – at a similar break in the tune the same voice heard again, nearer.
  • There is little more difference between sleep and death, but in continuance; whatever other difference there is, it is but a dream.
  • The only variance of note was that in Term 22, providing for the short-term continuance of statutes relating to the export marketing of salted fish. for more
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