continuity of state

continuity of state

[‚känt·ən′ü·əd·ē əv ′stāt]
(thermodynamics)
Property of a transition between two states of matter, as between gas and liquid, during which there are no abrupt changes in physical properties.
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They expressed strong support to efforts to uphold Lebanon's sovereignty, unity and stability and continuity of State institutions, and to safeguard Lebanon from the impact of the Syrian crisis.
stress the priority that we attach to the continuity of state institutions and in that sense to welcome the beginning of the presidential election process yesterday and to underline our concern that it be completed successfully within the timeframe set by law," Plumbly said.
Jebali said this meeting "comes to consecrate the continuity of state functioning and state institutions, and the respect of rules of alternation of power", adding that the cabinet meeting will convene, shortly, under the chairmanship of the new Prime Minister "after having the confidence of the country's legitimate institutions.
Thus, she sets the debacle of Concertacion policies toward the Mapuche in the context of a deeper historical continuity of state efforts to erode indigenous land rights and encourage assimilation--a continuity partially broken for only a short period during the land reforms of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
He assisted in the development of Kentucky's strategic emergency plans, including creation of a widely adopted model for conducting state government vulnerability assessments and instituted proactive protective measures for ensuring continuity of state services and critical infrastructure.
The Byzantine duke minted a purely token coinage, and pottery analysis suggests a very weak continuity of state provisioning based on low-level imports from the east.
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