What does continuing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuingadjective

    remaining in force or being carried on without letup

    "the act provided a continuing annual appropriation"; "the continuing struggle to put food on the table"

  2. chronic, continuingadjective

    of long duration

    "chronic money problems"


  1. continuing

    Continuing refers to the act or process of persevering, maintaining, prolonging, or carrying on with a certain activity, task, or situation. It pertains to a state or condition of ongoing activity, existence, or progress, often despite challenges or difficulties. It can also refer to resuming or picking up where something left off.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continuing

    of Continue

Editors Contribution

  1. continuingverb

    Verb form of the word continue.

    The continuing professional development of all employees is important to ensure they achieve their goals.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2963

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4767

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuing' in Adjectives Frequency: #403

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continuing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of continuing in a Sentence

  1. Tony Hayward:

    The company will cooperate with the DoJ, while continuing to focus on our business and seeking to maximize the value we create for our diverse stakeholders in a responsible and transparent manner, glencore takes ethics and compliance seriously throughout the group.

  2. Akira Nozaki:

    We will closely look at the market and customer trends to decide next steps while continuing full production.

  3. Teddi Mellencamp -LRB- right -RRB-:

    I would feel like I was laying on a water bed and then when I'd get up I'd feel dizzy, and it kind of lingered with me, even post-COVID, and it had been continuing to happen.

  4. Ronald Grifka:

    We were glad Ivan could benefit from this procedure at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Technology is continuing to evolve to give us greater options that reduce the need for surgical procedures and minimize risk of complications, our emphasis is always on ensuring our patients have access to the most advance treatments available. We’re pleased to be able to add this device to the array of options we’re able to work with to best meet the needs of patients like Ivan safely and effectively.

  5. Brian Deese:

    Look, I think that what you're seeing is a process that is unfolding, this is a legislative -- it's been a while, so we're still getting, people are getting accustomed to what the legislative process actually looks and feels like, but we're continuing to progress. We want to move infrastructure in a bipartisan way, and we're going to continue to have conversations with a bipartisan group, Democrats and The Republicans, in the Senate.

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Translations for continuing

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  • continuoSpanish
  • อย่างต่อเนื่องThai

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