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continuance (n.)

mid-14c., "perseverance, a keeping up, a going on," from Old French continuance (13c.), from continuer (see continue). From late 14c. as "a holding on or remaining in a particular state;" in law, "the deferring of a trial or hearing to a future date" (early 15c.).

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Definitions of continuance from WordNet

continuance (n.)
the act of continuing an activity without interruption;
Synonyms: continuation
continuance (n.)
the period of time during which something continues;
Synonyms: duration
continuance (n.)
the property of enduring or continuing in time;
Synonyms: duration
From wordnet.princeton.edu