from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that continues, especially a person who carries on the work of another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who continues the work of another

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, continues; esp., one who continues a series or a work; a continuer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which continues or carries forward: as, the continuator of an unfinished history.


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  • "I liked to feel that I was above all a continuator," Hadrian writes.

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  • It has never been heard of in Spain; and in France, the continuator of de Thou is the only one who has given any credit to these vague and ridiculous suspicions.

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  • One Jacques-George de Chaufepied, a pretended continuator of

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  • Catholic religion that she put to death in various ways a hundred thousand men accused of Manichæism — “this being,” says the modest continuator of Echard, “the most impious, the most detestable, the most dangerous, the most abominable of all heresies, for ecclesiastical censures were weapons of no avail against men who acknowledged not the church.”

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  • It seems probable that The Athen鎢m mistook Oscar Wilde for a continuator of the Pre – Raphaelite movement with the sub-conscious and peculiarly English suggestion that whatever is

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  • In the same way Wagner was a mere continuator of Weber in Lohengrin and

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  • He assisted at the quasi-fall of Voltaire when assailed by Geoffroy, the continuator of Freton.


  • National Project : to highlight things that have been planned long a go as national project and where Chavez is merely the continuator as would has been the case for any president elected since 1958

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  • Stalin, worthy continuator of Marx-Engels-Lenin, correctly observed that “Leninism is Marxism in the era of imperialism and proletarian revolution.”

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  • In the same year in which our revolution triumphed, there were already groups of combatants directed by that extraordinary and marvelous combatant, Carlos Fonseca A Amador, who was the continuator of Sandino,



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