continuously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

continuous +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: kən-tĭnʹyo͞o-əs-lē, IPA(key): /kənˈtɪnjuəsli/
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  • Hyphenation: con‧tin‧u‧ous‧ly

Adverb[edit]

continuously (not comparable)

  1. Without pause.
    The river continuously flows to the sea, it will never pause to let us cross on dry land.
    • 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 99:
      In the year 1633, the Bridget Nuns, near Xanthus, behaved like sheep, jumping about and bleating continuously.

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