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continuity

noun [U] uk   /ˌkɒn.tɪˈnjuː.ɪ.ti/ us    /ˌkɑːn.tənˈuː.ə.t̬i/
C2 the fact of something continuing for a long period of time without being changed or stopped: There has been no continuity in that class - they've had a succession of different teachers. specialized theatre & film the way in which different parts of a film or television programme are joined together so that the action happens without any pause or change
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