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  • v. Present participle of continue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Remaining fixed or permanent; abiding; lasting; enduring; persevering.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. remaining in force or being carried on without letup
  • adj. of long duration


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  • If Bush were to prevail in the public debate and be allowed to execute his 'Surge' policy, it would allow him to spend the remainder of his term continuing to assert that victory is just around the corner, we just need to give the newly augmented troops a chance to achieve it.

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  • As the debate continues, Bryant is not surprisingly a hot topic in the Twitterverse with his name continuing to trend in the top 10 topics of the day. News

  • The Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors proposes that the current members of the Board Adine Anne Brunila, Grate Axén, Veli-Matti Mattila, Eira Palin-Lehtinen, Jukka Pekkarinen, Christoffer Taxell, Matti Vuoria and Björn Wahlroos are re-elected for a term continuing until the close of the next Annual General Meeting.

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  • And what she's talking about is what we call the continuing care retirement community, otherwise known as a CCRC, where all levels of care can be provided.

    Helping Seniors Grow Old At Home, Safely

  • As part of its draft communique, the group emphasizes the need for countries to reduce excessive economic imbalances and the need for "sound fiscal management" to combat what it called the continuing uncertainty in the global economy.

    APEC to Tackle Currencies Issue

  • Obama transition spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter declined to comment on what she described as continuing negotiations between Obama officials and lawmakers over the issue.

    Obama Team Is Reconsidering

  • Last month, the commission criticised what it called the continuing deterioration in human rights in Zimbabwe.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In New York, UN chief Kofi Annan demanded an immediate end to what he called the continuing "orchestrated violence" directed against the United Nations in Ivory Coast in protest at a proposed disbanding of parliament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) on Wednesday expressed concern on what it called the continuing abhorrent and inhumane rape of infants in South Africa.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We either need to find a way to get them done quickly, which I don't think is possible, or do what we call a continuing resolution that funds it over to some period next year.

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2002


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