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English definition of “continuum”

continuum

noun [C]     /kənˈtɪn.ju.əm/ (plural continua // or continuums) specialized
something that changes in character gradually or in very slight stages without any clear dividing points: It's not 'left-wing or right-wing' - political opinion is a long continuum.Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
(Definition of continuum noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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