discontinuity : Definition, Usages, News and More

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dis kon ti nooh i tee

  • n  lack of connection or continuity

  • The moral rebirth of Germany after the war was, and is, premised on a radical discontinuity with the Nazi past.
  • A panel of ministers and lay elders declared that a gay minister would "act in discontinuity with deeply rooted understanding of the Scripture.
  • In fact, Idei himself represented a discontinuity with Sony's past.
News & Articles

  • Dissecting the New England Patriots' 4 Best Individual Matchups in Week 3
    Based on the vibes around Foxboro , you might expect that the New England Patriots had just dropped their opening two games in Jaguars-esque fashion.  However, the Pats are actually 2-0, as unfathomable as that might be to some.  For a team that is clearly a work in progress, continuing to rack up wins in spite of injuries and discontinuity is a huge bonus. Unfortunately, the Patriots will not ...
    Sept. 20, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Alan Greenspan in Sydney Morning Herald
    The symptoms are clearly there,Greenspan told the newspaper. "Recessions don't happen smoothly. They are usually signalled by a discontinuity in the market place and the data of recent weeks could very well be characterised in that...
  • Donald Gregg in The Associated Press
    There was total discontinuity,Gregg said.
  • Nicholas Burns in Hindu
    If you look ahead and you try to envision what would constitute a discontinuity of supply, how would that happen? There are four or five or six ways that could happen and only one of them has to do with a nuclear test,Mr. Burns said.

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