Definition of continually in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈtinyo͞oəlē/


1Repeated frequently in the same way; regularly: this information is continually updated
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  • There was great activity, accompanied by a public address system continually calling for personnel to report.
  • Forgiving them does not mean allowing ourselves to be continually injured.
  • From Saturday, March 5 the Tesco Ireland store in Ardkeen will open for customers continually, seven days a week.
constantly, continuously, around/round the clock, day and night, night and day, ‘morning, noon, and night’, without a break, nonstop;
all the time, the entire time, always, forever, at every turn, incessantly, ceaselessly, endlessly, perpetually, eternally, 24-7
2Without interruption; constantly: I was continually moving around
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  • Each participant spent a couple of weeks getting pledges of money for time spent in a continually moving rocking chair.
  • The unconscious is continually active, creating combinations of its materials; these serve to indicate the future path of the individual.
  • For example, in Iceland I positioned myself at the same coordinates for twenty-four hours and continually recorded the sounds and images of that location.

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Syllabification: con·tin·u·al·ly

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