Continuance in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Continuance

a postponement or delay, especially in a legal proceeding

Examples of Continuance in a sentence

The defendant’s attorney asked for a continuance so that he would have two weeks to prepare for trial.  🔊

Because the hearing had been postponed several times, the judge denied the latest request for a continuance.  🔊

The driver asked for a continuance so that she would have more time to come up with the money for her speeding ticket.  🔊

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