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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcontinuationcon‧tin‧u‧a‧tion /kənˌtɪnjuˈeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable]CONTINUE/NOT STOP something that continues or follows something else that has happened before, without a stop or changecontinuation of The present economic policy is a continuation of the earlier one.2 [uncountable]CONTINUOUS the continuation of something is the fact that it continues to exist or happencontinuation of measures to ensure the continuation of food supplies3 [countable]JOIN something TOGETHER something that joins something else as if it were part of itcontinuation of The Baltic Sea is a continuation of the North Sea.
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continuationI took it for a continuation.This consideration has resulted in continuation of the same procedures with some minor modifications for the second phase of pilot schemes.In the first place, the scheme only operates for five years, with no guarantee of continuation.There seems to be nothing in the early stages of the series which could support one continuation against the other.Repeated statements to this effect at previous summits had been followed by inaction and the continuation of intra-community trade barriers.continuation ofThe Gulf of Mexico is a continuation of the Caribbean Sea.They favor continuation of Puerto Rico's status as a U.S. commonwealth.The continuation of family traditions is important to many immigrants.
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