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English definition of “continent”

continent

adjective     /ˈkɒn.tɪ.nənt/ US  /ˈkɑːn.t̬ən.ənt/
able to control when you urinate and empty your bowels → Opposite incontinentDisorders of the urinary system literary able to control your sexual desiresSelf-control and moderationLack of sexual activity incontinentGrammar:Geographical placesSee more continence     /-nəns/ noun [U] Self-control and moderationLack of sexual activity
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