discontinue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French discontinuer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

discontinue (third-person singular simple present discontinues, present participle discontinuing, simple past and past participle discontinued)

  1. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
    They plan to discontinue that design.
    • Shakespeare
      I have discontinued school / Above a twelvemonth.
    • Daniel
      Taught the Greek tongue, discontinued before in these parts the space of seven hundred years.
    • Holder
      They modify and discriminate the voice, without appearing to discontinue it.

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

discontinue f

  1. feminine form of discontinu

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

discontinue f

  1. Feminine plural form of discontinuo