continuance continuance  /kən ˈtɪn ju əns/


  1. (n) the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. (n) the period of time during which something continues
  3. (n) the property of enduring or continuing in time


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  1. Gun lobbyist seeks restoration of firearms rights

    Gun lobbyist seeks restoration of firearms rights by Taylor W. Anderson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 18, 2013 12:18PM MDT For perhaps three more weeks or longer, Clark Aposhian — Utah’s leading gun lobbyist — will be without his arsenal of guns, as he received a continuance at his hearing Tuesday on a protective order filed by his ex-wife. Mitch Vilos, Aposhian’s attorney, said he will ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. BMO Investments Inc. Announces Results of Special Meeting of Shareholders of BMO Global Tax Advantage Funds Inc.

    BMO Investments Inc. , the manager of BMO Mutual Funds, today announces that the shareholders of BMO Global Tax Advantage Funds Inc. approved the continuance of GTAF to Ontario under the Ontario Business ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Continuance issued in case of midstate teacher accused of molesting student

    A Wilkinson County court Monday issued a continuance in the case of a former Wilkinson County High School teacher accused of molesting a female in January.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Macon Telegraph


  1. "I'm thankful to the league and their findings today, but this is also a continuance of me looking into the mirror and growing into the man I know I should be," Marshall said, according to KDVR. "Getting straight to the point, I understand...
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Brandon Marshall Source: ESPN

  2. "It is seen that the Union Budget is broadly continuance of the existing schemes. This Budget does not satisfy the needs of the common man who is suffering due to steep price rise of essential commodities," Mr. Patnaik said in a press release.
    on Jul 6, 2009 By: Naveen Patnaik Source: Hindu

  3. "The government's continuance is dependent on their (Left) support and not on the support of the NDA. My job is to carry conviction with my supporters and not opponents," External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee told reporters dismissing...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Business Standard

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