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The 19th-century Continental porcelain plaques that are worth the most money are the pretty ones.
Judith Miller

Meaning of "Continental" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTINENTAL

Continental  [ˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTINENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Continental can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTINENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Continental

Continental may refer to: ▪ Continent ▪ Continental, Arizona, a small community in Pima County, Arizona ▪ Continental, an album by Saint Etienne ▪ Continental, a brand of foods used by Unilever in Australia ▪ Continental, a rummy-style card game ▪ Continental, paper money issued by the US government during the American Revolution ▪ Continental, a 2013 film ▪ a group in the Sri Lankan grading system for the cinnamon quills...

Definition of Continental in the English dictionary

The first definition of Continental in the dictionary is of or characteristic of Europe, excluding the British Isles. Other definition of Continental is of or relating to the 13 original British North American colonies during and immediately after the War of American Independence. Continental is also an inhabitant of Europe, excluding the British Isles.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTINENTAL


accidental
ˌæksɪˈdɛntəl
componental
ˌkɒmpəʊˈnɛntəl
dental
ˈdɛntəl
documental
ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntəl
epicontinental
ˌɛpɪˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
gentle
ˈdʒɛntəl
governmental
ˌɡʌvənˈmɛntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
intercontinental
ˌɪntəˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
occidental
ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl
oriental
ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl
ornamental
ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl
parental
pəˈrɛntəl
rental
ˈrɛntəl
subcontinental
ˌsʌbkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
transcontinental
ˌtrænzkɒntɪˈnɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTINENTAL

Continental Congress
continental crust
continental divide
continental drift
continental glacier
continental quilt
continental shelf
continental shield
Continental System
continentalism
Continentalist

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTINENTAL

car rental
coincidental
departmental
detrimental
developmental
elemental
environmental
horizontal
incidental
intergovernmental
judgmental
monumental
placental
regimental
rudimental
segmental
sentimental
temperamental
thiopental
transcendental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of Continental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Continental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTINENTAL

Find out the translation of Continental to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Continental from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Continental» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大陆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Continental
570 millions of speakers

English

Continental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महाद्वीपीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كونتيننتال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Continental
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Continental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মহাদেশীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

continental
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Continental
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kontinental
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大陸の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대륙
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Continental
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கான்டினென்டல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉन्टिनेटल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

continentale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Continental
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Continental
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Continental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Continental
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kontinentale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Continental
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Continental
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Continental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTINENTAL»

The term «Continental» is very widely used and occupies the 6.335 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTINENTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Continental

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5 QUOTES WITH «CONTINENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Continental.
1
Thomas Mallon
The Czech Republic, severed from its old Slovak half, sits in apparent landlocked contentment, inside the European Union but outside the troubled Euro Zone, set into the new Continental mosaic like one of the small sturdy paving stones, just a few inches square, that form the sidewalks under the visitor's ambling feet.
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Judith Miller
The 19th-century Continental porcelain plaques that are worth the most money are the pretty ones.
3
C. Wright Mills
The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.
4
Donald Pleasence
Continental directors, as opposed to British and American, tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach.
5
William Whipple
I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTINENTAL»

Discover the use of Continental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Continental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos
The publication of Continental Divide signals a major event in the fields of modern history and Continental philosophy.---John P. McCormick, University of Chicago --
Peter Eli Gordon, 2010
2
Agaves of Continental North America
New in paperback Spring 2004, this is an indispensable guide to agaves.
Howard Scott Gentry, 2004
3
Continental Philosophy: An Introduction
Previous ed. published as: An introduction to Continental philosophy. 1996.
David West, 2010
4
Continental Shelf Limits: The Scientific and Legal Interface
This book presents a global overview of the key provisions (Article 76) of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas, under which many countries will be able to claim a significant addition to their continental shelf.
P. J. Cook, Chris Carleton, 2000
5
Continental Feminism Reader
Yet their theories are not always well received. This work is a response to the marginalization of these modern thinkers. In this volume, Ann J. Cahill and Jennifer Hansen collect the most groundbreaking work of the theorists.
Ann J. Cahill, Jennifer Hansen, 2003
6
The Continental Saxons from the Migration Period to the ...
Following the Carolingian conquest the Saxons made giant strides economically and politically; a range of sources is examined.
Dennis Howard Green, Frank Siegmund, 2003
7
The Continental Philosophy Reader
The Continental Philosophy Reader is the first complete anthology of classic writings from the major figures in European thought and provides a powerful introduction to one of the 20th century's most influential intellectual movements.
Richard Kearney, Mara Rainwater, 1996
8
Carbonates in Continental Settings: Geochemistry, Diagenesis ...
This volume will be a valuable tool for graduate and postgraduate students as well as for experienced researchers. A CD that contains all colour figures has been inserted in the book.
‎2009
9
Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects
In Continental Drift, Emily Apter deftly analyzes the French colonial and postcolonial experience as a case study in the erosion of belief in national destiny and the emergence of technologically mediated citizenship.
Emily Apter, 1999
10
A History of Continental Criminal Procedure: With Special ...
This volume is to be unqualifiedly commended as a standard and sufficient history of continental criminal procedure." J.H.B. Harv. L. Rev. 27:294-295.
A. Esmein, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTINENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Continental is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Continental deal turns good for Germany's Schaeffler family
The previous year, the matriarch and her son Georg had launched Schaeffler's audacious debt-financed takeover of Continental, the Dax-listed ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Continental starts China Plastic Mechatronic line
Continental has launched its new Plastic Mechatronic (PMT) Line of Transmission Business Unit in Tianjin, enabling the supplier to enter a new ... «just-auto.com, Jul 15»
3
Canadian wildfires prompt smoke advisory east of Continental Divide
DENVER — A smoke advisory for all of Colorado east of the Continental Dive was issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health ... «Channel 2 News, Jul 15»
4
Continental Resources To Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results …
Continental plans to publish a second quarter 2015 summary ... With a focus on the exploration and production of oil, Continental has unlocked ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
5
Analog Motorcycles Continental Scout | Exposed
One cannot deny Prust's mechanical fluidity and consistent palette displayed on the Analog Motorcycles Continental Scout, a 500cc parallel ... «UltimateMotorcycling.com, Jul 15»
6
Late rally downs Continental Ranch at state
Continental Ranch jumped out to an early lead in their first round game of the Arizona state Majors Softball Tournament in Marana, but fell to ... «Tucson Local Media, Jul 15»
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Jefferies Group Trims Continental Resources Target Price to $34.00 …
Continental Resources logo Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their price target on shares of Continental Resources ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
8
Continental Who's Who is recognizing Trina L. Allison among …
WORTHINGTON, Ohio, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina L. Allison is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the Automotive ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Continental Who's Who is recognizing Dr. Peter Nieman, FRCP …
CALGARY, Alberta, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Nieman, FRCP, FAAP is recognized by Continental Who's Who with the 2015 ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
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Continental Little League Junior all stars eliminated by Show Low
He also connected for a grand slam Tuesday night on Field No. 4 at the Continental Fields after striking out six consecutive Continental Little ... «Arizona Daily Sun, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Continental [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/continental>. Feb 2020 ».
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