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 definition


continuation passing style

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Example sentences
Join with me to help spread the word, support them and pray for their
  successful continuation.
The popliteal artery is the continuation of the femoral, and courses through
  the popliteal fossa.
The dangers to a continuation of this peace to-day are largely the fear and
  suspicion which still haunt the world.
The above-mentioned interpretation of the marriage-agent stories admits of a
  continuation.
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