continuation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old French continuation, from Latin continuātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): kəntɪnjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n
  • (US) IPA(key): kənˌtɪn·juˈeɪ·ʃən
  • Hyphenation: con‧tinu‧ation
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

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continuation ‎(countable and uncountable, plural continuations)

  1. The act or state of continuing; the state of being continued; uninterrupted extension or succession; prolongation; propagation.
  2. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.
    the continuation of a story
    The series' continuation was commercially if not artistically successful.
  3. (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.
  4. (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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French continuation, from Old French continuation, a borrowing from Latin continuātiō, continuātiōnem.

Noun[edit]

continuation f ‎(plural continuations)

  1. continuation (act of continuing)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French continuation.

Noun[edit]

continuation f (plural continuations)

  1. continuation (act of continuing)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Old French, borrowing from Latin continuātiō, continuātiōnem.

Noun[edit]

continuation f ‎(oblique plural continuations, nominative singular continuation, nominative plural continuations)

  1. continuation (act of continuing)

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