(?), n. [OF. continuance.] 1. A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.
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Great plagues, and of long continuance.
Deut. xxviii. 59.
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Patient continuance in well-doing.
Rom. ii. 7.
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2. Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation.
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The brute immediately regards his own preservation or the continuance of his species.
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3. A holding together; continuity. [Obs.] Bacon.
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4. (Law) (a) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another. (b) The entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record.
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