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continuance

con·tin·u·ance

continuance

pronunciation:
kn tIn yu ns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of continuing; continuation.
antonyms:
abeyance, discontinuance
definition 2: the period of time during which something continues or lasts; duration.
similar words:
duration, standing
definition 3: a sequel.
definition 4: in law, postponement to a later date.
antonyms:
discontinuance