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Definition of continuity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. continuities)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the fact of not stopping or not changing to ensure/provide/maintain continuity of fuel supplies opposite discontinuity
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] (formal) a logical connection between the parts of something, or between two things The novel fails to achieve narrative continuity. There are obvious continuities between diet and health. opposite discontinuity
  3. 3[uncountable] (technology) the organization of a movie or television program, especially making sure that people's clothes, objects, etc., are the same from one scene to the next
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