Definition of sustained in English:

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sustained

Pronunciation: /səˈsteɪnd/

adjective

Continuing for an extended period or without interruption: several years of sustained economic growth
More example sentences
  • He says the ultimate defeat of terror extremists will require what he called a sustained, substantial commitment.
  • Under Mr. Mbeki, the nation has had the longest period of sustained economic growth in its history.
  • Not surprisingly, the fans greeted the news with an eruption of sustained applause.

Derivatives

sustainedly

Pronunciation: /səˈsteɪnɪdli/
adverb
Example sentences
  • Moeller has launched a company-wide procurement project aimed at sustainedly reducing the cost of materials.
  • The efficiency and cost transparency in the production can be enhanced sustainedly with less capital expenditure.
  • Some patients cannot imagine vividly or sustainedly enough for therapy to take hold.

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