discontinuance discontinuance  /ˌdɪs kən ˈtɪn ju əns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)

Usage(s):

  • Since the discontinuance of the monthly reports of surplus copper, therefore, only quarterly reports have been issued.

News

  • Animal Support Joins Paw Project in Goal to Ban Feline Declawing

    Approximately 25 percent of domestic cat owners declaw their pets, unaware of the permanent disfigurement and pain it causes their cats. Animal Support and its trio of co-founders are joining with Paw Project, and the ASPCA, as advocates for the discontinuance of this inhumane practice. (PRWeb July 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10953574.htm
    on July 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  • Speaking of Ms Gun at his monthly press conference, Mr Blair said: "I played no part in the discontinuance of the prosecution ...... my understanding is that it is to do with their belief that they could not secure a conviction based on legal and...
    on Feb 26, 2004 By: Tony Blair Source: guardian.co.uk

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