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continual Saltos de línea: con|tin¦ual
Pronunciación: /kənˈtɪnjʊəl/

Definición de continual en inglés:

adjetivo

1Forming a sequence in which the same action or event is repeated frequently: his plane went down after continual attacks
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The continual missile attacks, which are now coming closer, have opened larger fissures in the glass.
  • The Commonwealth forces, exhausted from continual air attack, pulled back.
  • One of his recurring themes is the continual questioning of reality: has the world gone mad, or have I?
Sinónimos
repeated, frequent, recurrent, recurring, oft repeated, regular;
constant, persistent, non-stop
informalmore … than one can shake a stick at
1.1Having no interruptions: some patients need continual safeguarding
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They want us to put a large force on the ground and do continual, sustained operations.
  • It ruined all of it with it's continual pounding and unceasing noise flooding his ears and head.
  • Not recognizing this, they undergo endless and continual suffering.
Sinónimos

Uso

For an explanation of the difference between continual and continuous, see continuous (usage).

Origen

Middle English: from Old French continuel, from continuer 'continue', from Latin continuare, from continuus (see continuous).

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