continuance

  1. the act of continuing or resuming an activity
  2. the period of time during which something continues
  3. the property of enduring or continuing in time

continuance

[n] - the act of continuing an activity without interruption
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Continuance

Con·tin'u·ance noun [ Old French continuance .] 1. A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay. « Great plagues, and of long continuance . Deut. xxviii. 59. » �...
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continuance

continuation noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
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Continuance

• (n.) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another. • (n.) A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay. • (n.) A holding together; continuity. • (n.) The entry of such adj...
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Continuance

When a court postpones a hearing, trial or other scheduled appointment (such as a settlement conference), it is called a continuance. If one party is not prepared for a hearing or trial, the court may grant a continuance to allow the party to get a lawyer or otherwise prepare so as not to be at a disadvantage. While continuances are often called fo...
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Continuance

In American procedural law, a continuance is the postponement of a hearing, trial, or other scheduled court proceeding at the request of either or both parties in the dispute, or by the judge sua sponte. In response to delays in bringing cases to trial, some states have adopted `fast-track` rules that sharply limit the ability of judges to grant.....
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continuance

Postponement of legal proceeding to a later date.
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Continuance

Deferment of a trial or hearing to a later date.
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