Continuation meaning

kən-tĭnyo͝o-āshən
An extension by which something is carried to a further point.

The sequel was a continuation of the story that had been established in the first book of the series.

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The act or fact of beginning again after stopping; resumption.

The continuation of the game after a rain delay.

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A keeping up or going on without interruption; continued and unbroken existence or action.
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A taking up or beginning again after an interruption; resumption.
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A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
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The act or state of continuing; the state of being continued; uninterrupted extension or succession; prolongation; propagation.
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That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.

The continuation of a story.

The series' continuation was commercially if not artistically successful.

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(computing) A representation of an execution state of a program at a certain point in time, which may be used at a later time to resume the execution of the program from that point.
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(basketball) A successful shot that, despite a foul, is made with a single continuous motion beginning before the foul, and that is therefore valid in certain forms of basketball.
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Origin of continuation

  • From Old French continuation, from Latin continuatio.

    From Wiktionary