continuations

continuation

[kuhn-tin-yoo-ey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or state of continuing; the state of being continued.
2.
extension or carrying on to a further point: to request the continuation of a loan.
3.
something that continues some preceding thing by being of the same kind or having a similar content: Today's weather will be a continuation of yesterday's.
4.
Library Science.
a.
a supplement to a publication previously issued.
b.
a work published in continuance of a monograph, serial, or series.
5.
British Stock Exchange. contango.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English continuacio(u)n (< Anglo-French) < Latin continuātiōn- (stem of continuātiō). See continuate, -ion

noncontinuation, noun
procontinuation, adjective
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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.  contango another word for contango

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continuation
late 14c., from Fr. continuation (13c.), from L. continuationem, noun of action from continuare (see continue).
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continuation passing style

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