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  • time-honored — time′ hon ored adj. revered or respected because of long observance or continuance: a time honored custom[/ex] Also, esp. brit. time′ hon oured. Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • time-honored — /tuym on euhrd/, adj. revered or respected because of antiquity and long continuance: a time honored custom. Also, esp. Brit., time honoured. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • time-honoured — /ˈtaɪm ɒnəd/ (say tuym onuhd) adjective revered or respected because of antiquity and long continuance: a time honoured custom. Also, time honored …   Australian English dictionary

  • continuance — continuance, continuation, continuity 1. Continuance (14c) is much less common than continuation (also 14c). It is used when the context requires the meaning ‘a state of continuing in existence or operation’ (i.e. a fact) rather than ‘the act or… …   Modern English usage

  • time — [tīm] n. [ME < OE tima, prob. < IE * dī men < base * dā(i) , to part, divide up > TIDE1] I duration; continuance 1. indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every… …   English World dictionary

  • continuance — [kən tin′yo͞o əns] n. [OFr: see CONTINUE] 1. the act or process of continuing, or lasting 2. the time during which an action, process, or state lasts; duration 3. the fact of remaining (in a place or condition); stay 4. Rare continuation; sequel… …   English World dictionary

  • Time-honored — Time hon ored (t[imac]m [o^]n [ e]rd), a. Honored for a long time; venerable, and worthy of honor, by reason of antiquity, or long continuance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time — [n1] temporal length of event or entity’s existence, period age, allotment, bit, bout, chronology, clock, continuance, date, day, duration, epoch, era, eternity, extent, future, generation, go*, hour, infinity, instance, instant, interval,… …   New thesaurus

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • continuance, continuation — In law, continuance means the adjournment of a proceeding to a later time. In other uses, continuance and continuation are generally interchangeable: one may refer to the continuation or the continuance of a state of war or period of drought.… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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