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Pronunciation:  kun`tinyoo'eyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. [n]  the consequence of being lengthened in duration
  3. [n]  a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it

CONTINUATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: continuance, lengthiness, prolongation, protraction, sequel
 Antonyms: discontinuance, discontinuation
 See Also: abidance, activity, addendum, duration, length, lengthening, perpetuation, perseverance, perseveration, persistence, postscript, prolongation, prosecution, protraction, pursuance, repeating, repetition, supplement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*tin`u*a"tion\, n. [L. continuatio: cf. F.
1. That act or state of continuing; the state of being
   continued; uninterrupted extension or succession;
   prolongation; propagation.

         Preventing the continuation of the royal line.

2. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on;
   as, the continuation of a story.

         My continuation of the version of Statius. --Pope.

Computing Dictionary

See continuation passing style.

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