Pronunciation: (kun-tin"yOO-ā'shun),[key] —n. 1. the act or state of continuing; the state of being continued.
2. extension or carrying on to a further point: to request the continuation of a loan. 3. something that continues some preceding thing by being of the same kind or having a similar content: Today's weather will be a continuation of yesterday's. 4. Library Science. a. a supplement to a publication previously issued.
b. a work published in continuance of a monograph, serial, or series.
5. Brit. Stock Exchange.contango.