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"continuation" in British English

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continuationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /kənˌtɪn.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ (formal continuance, uk   /kənˈtɪn.ju.əns/ us   )
the ​fact of ​continuing or a thing that ​continues or ​follows from something ​else: The continuation of the ​strikecaused a lot of ​hardship. It's just a continuation of the ​biggerriver, but with a different ​name.
(Definition of continuation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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continuationnoun [C/U]

 us   /kənˌtɪn·juˈeɪ·ʃən/
something that is ​connected to something ​else, or the ​state of being ​continued: [C] It’s really just a continuation of the same ​street but called by a different ​name.
(Definition of continuation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “continuation”
in Arabic اسْتِمْرار…
in Korean 연속, 지속…
in Portuguese continuação…
in Catalan continuació…
in Japanese 続き, 継続…
in Chinese (Simplified) 继续, 持续, 延续…
in Turkish devam, uzantı, devamlılık…
in Russian возобновление, продолжение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繼續, 持續, 延續…
in Italian continuazione…
in Polish kontynuacja…
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