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Definitions of continuation

  1. the act of continuing an activity without interruption Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the consequence of being lengthened in duration Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendence to perceive a line as continuing its established direction Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on; as, the continuation of a story. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The act of carrying on, or the state of being carried on, without, or after, interruption; that which carries on or resumes; as, a continuation of a story. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Constant succession: extension. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of continuing; succession; extension. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Uninterrupted succession; carrying on to a further point, as a line or a story. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for continuation

  1. The kind of life which you have been leading for the last three or four years will always be valuable to you as a past experience, but if the intellectual ambition you confess to me is quite serious, I would venture to suggest that there are certain dangers in the continuation of your present existence if altogether uninterrupted. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  2. The other extreme of the land was lost in the horizon, so that there can be no doubt of its being a continuation of the American continent. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
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