continuation

[ kuh n-tin-yoo-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF continuation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTINUATION

It is not serious exactly—it is merely, as it were, a continuation of the confession.

Apparently it went straight on up and was a continuation of that lower pit.

It was a narrow apartment, and seemed as if it were the continuation of the corridor.

And her two daughters-in-law seemed like a continuation of herself.

The Philebus, like the Cratylus, is supposed to be the continuation of a previous discussion.

I thought the continuation spirited then, and perhaps it may have been so.

The old clergyman insisted upon the continuation of the reading.

Continuation of the Count de Gabalis, at the Hague, 1708, p. 55.

Could you not prevail to know the genesis of projection, as well as the continuation of it?'

Continuation of graded exercises for squads of five students each.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French continuation (13c.), or directly from Latin continuationem (nominative continuatio), noun of action from continuat-, past participle stem of continuare (see continue).

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