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[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh-lee] /kənˈtɪn yu ə li/
very often; at regular or frequent intervals; habitually.
without cessation or intermission; unceasingly; always.
Origin of continually
1175-1225; Middle English continuelli, continueliche. See continual, -ly
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The game is continually entertaining, making me laugh regularly and constantly giving me new things to do.
  • Millions of people continually suffer from a drippy or stuffy nose, but their doctors find no sign of colds or allergies.
  • To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.
  • One series that economists continually watch, and which still disappoints, is bank lending.
  • These workers then take over expanding the nest, building multiple six-sided cells into which the queen continually lays eggs.
  • The brain is continually trying to strike a balance between too much and too little nerve cell activity.
  • Your website as well as your magazine continually draw more questions from me.
  • Plants bloom almost continually during mild weather.
  • AS innovative products are introduced, category boundaries are continually shifting and new categories emerging.
  • The timing, methods, and significance of interpersonal interaction continually change along with our uses of technology.

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