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con·tin·u·a·tion

 (kən-tĭn′yo͞o-ā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or fact of going on or persisting: the continuation of the war.
b. The state of continuing in the same condition, capacity, or place: the mayor's continuation in office.
2. An extension by which something is carried to a further point: The sequel was a continuation of the story that had been established in the first book of the series.
3. The act or fact of beginning again after stopping; resumption: the continuation of the game after a rain delay.
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continuation

(kənˌtɪnjʊˈeɪʃən)
n
1. a part or thing added, esp to a book or play, that serves to continue or extend; sequel
2. a renewal of an interrupted action, process, etc; resumption
3. the act or fact of continuing without interruption; prolongation
4. (Stock Exchange) another word for contango1, contango2
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con•tin•u•a•tion

(kənˌtɪn yuˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of continuing; the state of being continued.
2. extension or carrying on to a further point.
3. something that continues a preceding thing by being of the same or a similar kind; supplement; sequel.
[1350–1400; (< Anglo-French) < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.continuation - the act of continuing an activity without interruption
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
lengthening, perpetuation, prolongation, protraction - the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
repeating, repetition - the act of doing or performing again
perseverance, perseveration, persistence - the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
abidance - the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
pursuance, prosecution - the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
survival - something that survives
discontinuance, discontinuation - the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
2.continuation - a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
addendum, supplement, postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
3.continuation - a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction
Gestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization - a principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization
4.continuation - the consequence of being lengthened in duration
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
fermata - (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
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continuation

noun
1. continuing, lasting, carrying on, maintenance, keeping up, endurance, perpetuation, prolongation What we'll see in the future is a continuation of this trend.
2. addition, extension, supplement, sequel, resumption, postscript This chapter is a continuation of Chapter 8.
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continuation

noun
1. Uninterrupted existence or succession:
2. A continuing after interruption:
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Translations
إسْتِمرار، تَتابُعإسْتِمْرار، تَتِمَّه، تَكْمِلَه
pokračování
fortsættelsegenoptagelse
áframhaldframhald
pokračovanie
nadaljevanje
devamdevam etme

continuation

[kənˌtɪnjʊˈeɪʃən] N
1. (= maintenance) → prosecución f; (= resumption) → reanudación f
2. (= sth continued) → prolongación f; (= story, episode) → continuación f
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continuation

[kənˌtɪnjʊˈeɪʃən] n
[situation] → continuation f
(= extension) → prolongement m
[story] → suite f
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continuation

n
Fortsetzung f, → Fortführung f; the continuation of the human raceder Weiterbestand or Fortbestand der menschlichen Rasse; the Government’s continuation in officedas Verbleiben der Regierung im Amt
(= retention: of arrangement etc) → Beibehaltung f
(= resumption)Fortsetzung f, → Wiederaufnahme f
(= sth continued)Fortsetzung f, → Weiterführung f
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continuation

[kənˌtɪnjʊˈeɪʃn] ncontinuazione f; (resumption) → ripresa; (of serial story) → seguito
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continue

(kənˈtinjuː) verb
1. to go on being, doing etc; to last or keep on. She continued to run; They continued running; He will continue in his present job; The noise continued for several hours; The road continues for 150 kilometres.
2. to go on (with) often after a break or pause. He continued his talk after the interval; This story is continued on p.53.
conˈtinual adjective
very frequent; repeated many times. continual interruptions.
conˈtinually adverb
conˌtinuˈation noun
1. the act of continuing, often after a break or pause. the continuation of his studies.
2. something which carries on, especially a further part of a story etc. This is a continuation of what he said last week.
ˌcontiˈnuity (kon-) noun
1. the state of being continuous or logically related. It is important to children to have some continuity in their education.
2. the detailed arrangement of the parts of a story etc for a film script etc.
adjective
a continuity girl.
conˈtinuous adjective
joined together, or going on, without interruption. a continuous series; continuous rain; continuous movement.
conˈtinuously adverb
It rained continuously all day.

continual means frequent, again and again.
continuous means non-stop, without interruption.
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continuation

n. continuación;
prolongación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Also, you ask me to send you a continuation of my memoirs--to conclude them.
In the account of Abyssinia, and the continuation, the authors have been followed with more exactness, and as few passages appeared either insignificant or tedious, few have been either shortened or omitted.
Say what you please to Tars Tarkas, he can mete out no worse fate to me than a continuation of the horrible existence we are forced to lead in this life."
Shower upon him every earthly blessing, drown him in a sea of happiness, so that nothing but bubbles of bliss can be seen on the surface; give him economic prosperity, such that he should have nothing else to do but sleep, eat cakes and busy himself with the continuation of his species, and even then out of sheer ingratitude, sheer spite, man would play you some nasty trick.
In Chicago, he was loaded upon a track, carted through the roaring streets of the vast city, and put into another baggage-car which was quickly in motion in continuation of the eastward journey.
It was finished by another writer* later on, but with none of Jonson's skill, and reading the continuation we feel that all the interest is gone.
I perceive, with joy, my most valued friend, that the cloud of your displeasure has passed away; the light of your countenance blesses me once more, and you desire the continuation of my story: therefore, without more ado, you shall have it.
I was informed, of course, of all that had happened in my absence; in other words, of all that has been related here in continuation of Betteredge's narrative--one circumstance only being excepted.
To Marianne, indeed, the meeting between Edward and her sister was but a continuation of that unaccountable coldness which she had often observed at Norland in their mutual behaviour.
This academy is not an entire single building, but a continuation of several houses on both sides of a street, which growing waste, was purchased and applied to that use.
To look for a continuation of harmony between a number of independent, unconnected sovereignties in the same neighborhood, would be to disregard the uniform course of human events, and to set at defiance the accumulated experience of ages.
To a Parisian accustomed to silken curtains, walls hung with velvet drapery, and the soft perfume of burning wood, the white smoke of which diffuses itself in graceful curves around the room, the appearance of the whitewashed cell which greeted his eyes on awakening seemed like the continuation of some disagreeable dream.