continuamente


continuamente
adv.
1 continually.
2 continuously, at all hours, around the clock, constantly.
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continuamente
adverbio
1 continuously
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ADV
1) (=repetidamente) constantly, continually

el teléfono sonaba continuamente — the telephone was ringing constantly o continually

2) (=sin interrupción) constantly, continuously

el prisionero ha de ser vigilado continuamente — the prisoner has to be watched constantly o continuously

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adverbio (con frecuencia, repetidamente) continually, constantly; (sin interrupción) continuously
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= all the time, continuously, steadily, continually, persistently, hourly, all the way through, constantly.
Ex. Improvements are, however being made all the time: the dividing line between microcomputer and minicomputer is already blurred.
Ex. The format of the body of entry is the same as for catalog cards except that the fields are printed continuously instead of starting new lines.
Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
Ex. The real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Ex. The modern trend of persistently growing subscription prices to scientific journals is due to the tremendous increase in the manufacturing cost per page.
Ex. Events such as the bloody confrontation in Tiananmen Square, political campaigns, military conflicts and other such events are becoming everyday occurrences that hourly revise global affairs and exert their influence on local circumstances.
Ex. All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
Ex. They point out that, 'The Library of Congress faces problems in the integration of new copy on a monumental scale, with the result that it is constantly revising its retrospective file'.
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adverbio (con frecuencia, repetidamente) continually, constantly; (sin interrupción) continuously
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= all the time, continuously, steadily, continually, persistently, hourly, all the way through, constantly.

Ex: Improvements are, however being made all the time: the dividing line between microcomputer and minicomputer is already blurred.

Ex: The format of the body of entry is the same as for catalog cards except that the fields are printed continuously instead of starting new lines.
Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
Ex: The real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Ex: The modern trend of persistently growing subscription prices to scientific journals is due to the tremendous increase in the manufacturing cost per page.
Ex: Events such as the bloody confrontation in Tiananmen Square, political campaigns, military conflicts and other such events are becoming everyday occurrences that hourly revise global affairs and exert their influence on local circumstances.
Ex: All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
Ex: They point out that, 'The Library of Congress faces problems in the integration of new copy on a monumental scale, with the result that it is constantly revising its retrospective file'.

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continuamente
adverb
1 (con frecuencia, repetidamente) continually, constantly
el teléfono ha estado sonando continuamente the phone has been ringing continually o constantly o nonstop, the phone hasn't stopped ringing
2 (sin interrupción) continuously
hay que estar continuamente pendiente de él you have to be at his beck and call the whole time o all the time
llovió continuamente durante cuatro días it rained continuously o constantly for four days
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continuamente adverbio (con frecuencia, repetidamente) continually, constantly;
(sin interrupción) continuously
continuamente adverbio continuously
Recuerda que continuous significa que la acción es ininterrumpida (continuous sound, sonido continuo), mientras que continual hace referencia a una acción frecuente o repetida (his continual questions, sus continuas preguntas).
'continuamente' also found in these entries:
English:
continually
- continuously
- perpetually
- steadily
- keep
- stream
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continuamente adv
1. [con repetición] continually;
protesta continuamente she never stops complaining, she complains all the time
2. [sin interrupción] continuously;
la información es continuamente actualizada the information is constantly updated;
los siguieron continuamente durante dos semanas they followed them continuously for two weeks
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continuamente adv continually

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • continuamente — 1 adv. De manera continua: sin interrupción: ‘La fuente mana continuamente’. ≃ *Constantemente, incesantemente, ininterrumpidamente. 2 Repetida y frecuentemente: ‘Continuamente me está pidiendo dinero’. ≃ Constantemente, incesantemente. * * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • continuamente — adv. m. Sin intermisión …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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  • continuamente — avv. sempre, ininterrottamente, consecutivamente, incessabilmente, incessantemente, assiduamente, instancabilmente, costantemente, indefessamente, permanentemente, perennemente, insistentemente CONTR. mai, raramente, periodicamente,… …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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