Definition of 'continuity'
Example sentences containing 'continuity'
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Both sides dabbled with a game of tempo but lacked the continuity skills to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lack of continuity proved a disruption and Wales lost all four games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The salary was basic and there were no overtime payments, but we gained a lot from continuity of patient care. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also tend to like stability and continuity in their lives. Training with N.L.P. (1994)This in itself provides a great measure of continuity during change. Christianity Today (2000)This lack of continuity is a serious weakness when dealing with foreign financial and political leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was more continuity from the past. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)That way we maintain continuity of expertise and do not compromise the future. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This will ensure clarity and continuity across the squads. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The new video shows both continuity and change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is too little continuity of care. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lack of continuity means things go wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only way to ensure continuity of care for residents is to keep the company whole. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The idea of the constitution could be expressed through a sense of the continuity of change. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Most of the patients they cover are from other teams so there is no continuity of care. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The bloke represents continuity and stability and as close as you get to unconditional love without being family. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is only the organization that can provide the basic continuity that knowledge workers need to be effective. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)He emphasizes the continuity and therefore stability afforded by his being present during the early stages of the bereavement process. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)Now it is dull: full of sad people looking for historical or continuity errors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Work requires time, continuity and rhythm and schedule. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)I admire companies that show continuity and great leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But as coercion becomes more extreme and resistance crumbles, prisoners lose the sense of continuity with their past. Trauma and Recovery (1992)His focus is on the ending, read aloud at the outset - so perhaps the continuity announcer should introduce the show with a spoiler alert. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Good merchants also try to buy their wines direct from the producer, ensuring keener prices, continuity of supply and wines that have made only one journey. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'continuity'
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Translations for 'continuity'
British English: continuity NOUN
Continuity is the fact that something continues to happen or exist, with no great changes or interruptions.
An historical awareness also imparts a sense of continuity.
Definition of continuity from the Collins English Dictionary
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