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English adjective: continent

1. continent having control over urination and defecation


2. continent abstaining from sexual intercourse

SamplesCelibate priests.




English noun: continent

1. continent (object) one of the large landmasses of the earth

SamplesThere are seven continents.
Pioneers had to cross the continent on foot.

Broader (hypernym)land mass, landmass

Instance hyponymAfrica, Antarctic continent, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Eurasia, Europe, Gondwanaland, Laurasia, North America, Pangaea, Pangea, South America

Part holonymcraton, subcontinent

2. Continent (location) the European mainland

SamplesEnglishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there.

Instance hypernymmainland

Part meronymEurope

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