discontinuation

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discontinuation

[dis-kuhn-tin-yoo-ey-shuhn]
noun
a breach or interruption of continuity or unity: Progress was delayed by repeated discontinuations of work.

Origin:
1605–15; < Middle French < Medieval Latin discontinuātiōn- (stem of discontinuātiō), equivalent to discontinuāt(us) (past participle of discontinuāre to discontinue; see -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

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discontinue (ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː)
 
vb , -ues, -uing, -ued
1.  to come or bring to an end; interrupt or be interrupted; stop
2.  (tr) law to terminate or abandon (an action, suit, etc)
 
discon'tinuance
 
n
 
discontinu'ation
 
n
 
discon'tinuer
 
n

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Example sentences
We'll have to consider a choice between a planned euthanasia scheme or discontinuation of anti aging therapy.
There were many protests against car companies' discontinuation of plug in vehicles.
Hormonal contraception and physiology: a research-based theory of discontinuation due to side effects.
If retrograde ejaculation is caused by medications, discontinuation of the medication often restores normal ejaculation.
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