What does continuance mean?

Definitions for continuance
kənˈtɪn yu ənscon·tin·u·ance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuance, continuationnoun

    the act of continuing an activity without interruption

  2. duration, continuancenoun

    the period of time during which something continues

  3. duration, continuancenoun

    the property of enduring or continuing in time

Wiktionary

  1. continuancenoun

    The action of continuing.

  2. continuancenoun

    An order issued by a court granting a postponement of a legal proceeding for a set period.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Continuancenoun

    Etymology: from continue.

    The brute immediately regards his own preservation, or the continuance of his species. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 120.

    Continuance of evil doth in itself increase evil. Philip Sidney.

    A chamber where a great fire is kept, though the fire be at one stay, yet with the continuance continually hath its heat increased. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    These Romish casuists speak peace to the consciences of men, by suggesting something which shall satisfy their minds, notwithstanding a known, avowed continuance in sins. South.

    You either fear his humour, or my negligence, that you call in question the continuance of his love. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

    Their duty depending upon fear, the one was of no greater continuance than the other. John Hayward.

    That pleasure is not of greater continuance, which arises from the prejudice or malice of its hearers. Joseph Addison, Freeholder.

    To them who, by patient continuance in well-doing, seek for glory, and honour, and immortality, eternal life. Ro. ii. 7.

    In thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned. Ps. cxxxix. 16.

Wikipedia

  1. Continuance

    In American procedural law, a continuance is the postponement of a hearing, trial, or other scheduled court proceeding at the request of either or both parties in the dispute, or by the judge sua sponte. In response to delays in bringing cases to trial, some states have adopted "fast-track" rules that sharply limit the ability of judges to grant continuances. However, a motion for continuance may be granted when necessitated by unforeseeable events, or for other reasonable cause articulated by the movant (the person seeking the continuance), especially when the court deems it necessary and prudent in the "interest of justice."

ChatGPT

  1. continuance

    Continuance refers to an act of postponing, prolonging, or continuing something. In a legal context, it refers to the adjournment or delay of a court proceeding or case to a later date.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continuancenoun

    a holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay

  2. Continuancenoun

    uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation

  3. Continuancenoun

    a holding together; continuity

  4. Continuancenoun

    the adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another

  5. Continuancenoun

    the entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record

  6. Etymology: [OF. continuance.]

Wikidata

  1. Continuance

    In American procedural law, a continuance is the postponement of a hearing, trial, or other scheduled court proceeding at the request of either or both parties in the dispute, or by the judge sua sponte. In response to delays in bringing cases to trial, some states have adopted "fast-track" rules that sharply limit the ability of judges to grant continuances. However, a motion for continuance may be granted when necessitated by unforeseeable events, or for other reasonable cause articulated by the movant, especially when the court deems it necessary and prudent in the "interest of justice."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuance in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of continuance in a Sentence

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    When I first got involved, I would have told you not testifying would be the right legal strategy but then hurt politically, now I'm thinking the continuance of the investigation would actually help because people are getting tired of it, and( the President) needs something to energize his voters because the Democrats look like they're energized. Nothing would energize( Republicans) more than,' Let's save the President.'.

  2. Saadi Shirazi:

    No one hath come into the world for a continuance save him who leaveth behind him a good name.*

  3. Book of Common Prayer:

    There was never anything by the wit of man so well devised, or so sure established, which in continuance of time hath not been corrupted.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    When I first got involved, I would have told you not testifying would be the right legal strategy but then hurt politically, now I'm thinking the continuance of the investigation would actually help because people are getting tired of it, and( The President) needs something to energize The President voters because the Democrats look like they're energized. Nothing would energize( Republicans) more than,' Let's save The President.'.

  5. Dutch Migration Minister Klaas Dijkhoff:

    Currently, the temporary border measures can be taken only for a limited period of six months. But the unprecedented influx of asylum seekers, which compelled member states to take these measures nationally, have not decreased yet, so member states invited the (European) Commission to prepare the legal and practical basis for the continuance of temporary border measures through Article 26 of the Schengen border code.

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