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Definition

1
Continual

Duration that continues over a long period of time ,but can be interrupted, chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series

Examples

Reckless driving is a continual threat to our community.

2
Continuous

Continuing in time or space without interruption

Examples

There is a continuous humming of bees outside my window.

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