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Definition of "continuation" []

  • The act or fact of continuing. (noun)
  • The state of being continued. (noun)
  • An extension by which something is carried to a further point. (noun)
  • A resumption after an interruption. See Usage Note at continuance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "continuation" in a sentence
  • "Offering the Republican response, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy criticized what he called the continuation of a "stimulation strategy that's led to more debt and fewer jobs.""
  • "He says extending the American training effort into the next presidency would require the deployment of tens of thousands of our troops, which he calls a continuation of the occupation of Iraq."
  • "President Obama accused Iran's leaders of hypocrisy for first encouraging the protests in Egypt, which they described as a continuation of Iran's own revolution, and then cracking down on Iranians who used the pretext to come out on the streets."