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[kuh n-tin-yoo-ey-shuh n] /kənˌtɪn yuˈeɪ ʃən/

the act or state of continuing; the state of being continued.
extension or carrying on to a further point:
to request the continuation of a loan.
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.
Library Science.

British Stock Exchange. .
a part or thing added, esp to a book or play, that serves to continue or extend; sequel
a renewal of an interrupted action, process, etc; resumption
the act or fact of continuing without interruption; prolongation
another word for contango (sense 1), contango (sense 2)

late 14c., from Old French continuation (13c.), or directly from Latin continuationem (nominative continuatio), noun of action from continuat-, past participle stem of continuare (see continue).

continuation passing style


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