continuation

Part of speech: noun

The act of continuing; an addition.

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Usage examples "continuation":

  1. These may serve as a continuation of the preceding Observations by Mr Scot; and to these are added, certain Observations by the same Author, touching the Towns and Merchandise of principal Trade in those Parts of the World. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
  2. He had just published the first two volumes of his " History of the Netherlands," and was ready for the further labors of its continuation, when the threats, followed by the outbreak, of the great civil contention in his native land brought him back from the struggles of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to the conflict of the nineteenth. - "Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009.
  3. The instinct to mate was implanted by Nature for the continuation of species. - "Feminism and Sex-Extinction", Arabella Kenealy.