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continueverb [I/T]

 us   /kənˈtɪn·ju/
to keep happening or to keep doing something without stopping: [+ to infinitive] If it continues to rain, we may have to cancel the outdoor concert. [+ to infinitive] I will continue to say what I believe. They continued hoping there would be additional survivors. You can also continue to do something or continue doing something if you start to do it again after a pause: [T] After a break for lunch, they continued their discussions.
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