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contineo -tinere -tinui -tentum (1) [to hold together , keep together]; hence [to connect, join]. (2) [to keep in, surround, contain, confine]; hence [to include, comprise]. (3) [to hold back, constrain].Hence pres. partic. continens -entis. (1) [lying near, adjacent]. (2) [hanging together, unbroken, continuous]; f. as subst., [a continent]; n. as subst., rhet., [a main point]. (3) [self-controlled, temperate, continent]. Adv. continenter, [without break, continuously; continently, temperately]. Partic. contentus -a -um, [contented, satisfied] (with abl.).

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