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con·tin·ue

 (kən-tĭn′yo͞o)
v. con·tin·ued, con·tin·u·ing, con·tin·ues
v.intr.
1. To go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist: We continued until the job was finished.
2. To exist over a period; last: The meeting continued for another hour.
3. To remain in the same state, capacity, or place: She continued as mayor for a second term.
4. To go on after an interruption; resume: The negotiations continued after a break for dinner.
5. To extend in a given direction: The stream continues for another five miles before it reaches the lake.
v.tr.
1. To carry on; persist in: The police will continue their investigation. I continued reading all afternoon.
2. To carry further in time, space, or development; extend: The builder will continue the road right through the swamp.
3. To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain: Are you continuing the prescription? The team continued its dominance over its opponents.
4. To carry on after an interruption; resume: After a break for lunch, we continued our hike.
5. Law To postpone or adjourn.

[Middle English continuen, from Old French continuer, from Latin continuāre, from continuus, continuous, from continēre, to hold together; see contain.]

con·tin′u·a·ble adj.
con·tin′u·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.continuing - remaining in force or being carried on without letup; "the act provided a continuing annual appropriation"; "the continuing struggle to put food on the table"
continued - without stop or interruption; "to insure the continued success of the war"; "the continued existence of nationalism"; "the continued popularity of Westerns"
2.continuing - of long duration; "chronic money problems"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"

continuing

adjective lasting, sustained, enduring, ongoing, in progress We advocate a continuing process of constitutional discussion.

continuing

adjective
1. Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time:
Translations

continuing

[kənˈtɪnjʊɪŋ]
A. ADJ [argument] → irresoluto; [correspondence] → continuado
B. CPD continuing education N cursos de enseñanza para adultos

continuing

adjständig, fortgesetzt; processstetig, kontinuierlich (geh)
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Obed took leave of his seat, as of a position no longer tenable, continuing, however, the direction of his flight, while the ass, like a conqueror, took possession of the field of battle, beginning to crop the dry herbage, as the fruits of victory.
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