Con*tin"u*a*tive (?), n. [Cf. F. continuatif.]
A term or expression denoting continuance.
To these may be added continuatives; as, Rome remains to this day; which includes, at least, two propositions, viz., Rome was, and Rome is.
A word that continues the connection of sentences or subjects; a connective; a conjunction.
Continuatives . . . consolidate sentences into one continuous whole.
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