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Definition of “continue” - Learner’s Dictionary

continue

verb     /kənˈtɪnjuː/ ( present participle continuing, past tense and past participle continued)
NEVER STOP [I, T] B1 to keep happening, existing, or doing something: [+ to do sth] It continued to snow heavily for three days. [+ doing sth] Ann continued working part-time until June.Continue and last
BEGIN AGAIN [T] B1 to start doing or saying something again, after stopping for a short period: We'll have to continue this discussion tomorrow. "Ever since then," he continued, "I've been afraid of heights."Starting againStarting and beginning
continue along/down/up, etc to go further in a particular direction: Continue down the road until you reach Walnut Street.Advancing and moving forward
(Definition of continue from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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