continuance vs. continuation – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Continuance

Definition:

period of time when an action continues or postponement of a court case until a later date (US)

Examples:

The judge ordered a continuance until Monday.

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Continuation

Definition:

an act that starts where another act ends or continuing (usually with of)

Examples:

The new building is a continuation of the original plans for the neighborhood.

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