discontinued discontinued  /dɪs kən ˈtɪn jud/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) stopped permanently or temporarily

Usage(s):

  1. Jaguar also discontinued the elegant fixed-head coupe and offered the car only as a long wheelbase 22 or convertible.
  2. The company issued a massive recall and discontinued the solution worldwide.
  3. The beverage was eventually discontinued, but it did have at least one fan.

News

  1. CFS Oakland Mulls Over Relocation: 100,000 Pieces of Discontinued Trim to Be Liquidated

    CFS Flooring announced today that they may be moving from their Oakland, CA warehouse next year. Company identifies 100,000 pieces of discontinued trim inventory as one impediment to move. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10821855.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. ESPN Dropping 3D Channel, Eyeing Ultra HD

    The pioneering channel will be discontinued by year's end "due to limited viewer adoption." read more        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  3. Barnes & Noble NOOK app for PC and Mac discontinued

    Barnes & Noble’s NOOK business has been mediocre at best, mostly due to stiff competition from Amazon and its Kindle business. In what looks to be an effort to put more focus on mobile devices and reading on the go, Barnes & Noble has quietly discontinued its native app for both Windows and Mac (except Read The Full Story
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

Quotes

  1. "I'm delighted to announce our intention to bid to host the World Cup in 2018," FA chairman Geoff Thompson said. "This follows FIFA's announcement on Monday that the previous rotation policy will be discontinued, and the positive comments...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Geoff Thompson Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Malcolm Speed said: "We face shock and outrage and great sadness for Bob's family. There has been speculation that as a result of all this, the World Cup will be discontinued. That will not be the...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Malcolm Speed Source: Reuters India

  3. "Our focus is on rewarding athletes who produce results. It is an incentive to athletes to reach their goals on the world stage," Coates said. "We have discontinued Medal Incentive Funding to coaches, previously amounting to 20 per cent of...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: John Coates Source: The Australian

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