HyperDic: discontinuation

English > 1 sense of the word discontinuation:
NOUNactdiscontinuation, discontinuancethe act of discontinuing / discontinuing or breaking off
discontinuation > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > discontinuation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of discontinuing / discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent).
NarrowerdisfranchisementThe discontinuation of a franchise
disinheritanceThe act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit
dismountThe act of dismounting (a horse or bike / bike etc.)
phase-outThe act or instance of a planned discontinuation
prorogationdiscontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Oppositecontinuance, continuationThe act of continuing an activity without interruption
Spanishcesación, descontinuación, interrupción, suspensión
Catalancesació, interrupció, suspensió
Verbsdiscontinueprevent completion
discontinueput an end to a state or an activity

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