続 means 'continue'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 230   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-5    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 35 words   Used in 318 words   Used in 69 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   つづ to continue   つづける to carry on with
On    ショク   コウ   キョウ
Kun    つぐない
Name    つぐ
续 (Chinese)     
⿰   thread   sell  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 続 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 続 is used 300 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ゾク : 209 words FIND ALL
serial; consecutive; continuity; occurring in succession; continuing
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ゾク (read as ぞっ) : 5 words FIND ALL
continuation; continuance; going on; resuming
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ショク : 2 words FIND ALL
Shoku Nihongi (second of the six classical Japanese history texts)  (see also: 六国史)
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つづ : 84 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb, auxiliary verb
to continue; to keep up; to keep on
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An additional つづ.ける less common words include 続 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 563 (originally: 536)  Joy o' Kanji : 536  Key to Kanji: 683 

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ゾク   つづ to continue   つづける to carry on with   
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シ   いと thread   
バイ   う to sell   うれる to be selling; be in demand   
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シ   samurai
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