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(intransitive) To persist in or proceed with an activity or action
“She showed true professionalism when she decided to continue performing in spite of her microphone malfunctioning.”
(transitive) To maintain or prolong
“All parties have unanimously agreed to continue the legislation.”
To remain in existence or active
“Reruns of the popular sitcom, Seinfeld, will continue all year.”
To last or endure in a particular condition or state
“Their ridiculous pact to never cut their hair will likely continue for many years to come.”
Remain in a specified place or state
“Of course I want to continue in the coaching position, but it's not my decision.”
(transitive) To resume after a brief discontinuance
“The players will continue the game after an unexpected hiccup with the video review halted play.”
(intransitive) To resume after a brief discontinuance
“Class will continue when all the students sit down and stop the disruption.”
To make progress or advance something that has already started
“If we want this investigation to continue, we need to get somewhere with our prime suspects.”
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