Continuance

Definition of Continuance

Con`tin´u`ance
n.1.A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.
Great plagues, and of long continuance.
- Deut. xxviii. 59.
Patient continuance in well-doing.
- Rom. ii. 7.
2.Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation.
The brute immediately regards his own preservation or the continuance of his species.
- Addison.
3.A holding together; continuity.
4.(Law) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.

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