discontinuance

[ dis-kuh n-tin-yoo-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF discontinuance

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONTINUANCE

There is no hint of its discontinuance in the new dispensation.

But the club, as a club, was not averse to a discontinuance of the present state of things.

He had fully appreciated the discontinuance of the whispers, and was aware of the cause.

When I read this I tried to think out the reason for the discontinuance.

They, however, failed to show the discontinuance of the office.

On the day before his death he joyfully ordered the discontinuance of the draft.

For all such the discontinuance of the practice will be almost as difficult as it is desirable.

We trust that the editor's threat of discontinuance may not be realized.

Something in her manner invited a discontinuance of that particular topic.

This drew from me a gentle request for a discontinuance of that experiment.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Anglo-French, from Old French discontinuer (see discontinue).

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