discontinuance

Definitions of discontinuance
  1. noun
    the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
    synonyms: discontinuation
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    Antonyms:
    continuance, continuation
    the act of continuing an activity without interruption
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    disfranchisement
    the discontinuation of a franchise; especially the discontinuation of the right to vote
    disinheritance
    the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit
    phase-out
    the act or instance of a planned discontinuation
    prorogation
    discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it
    dismount
    the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
    type of:
    conclusion, ending, termination
    the act of ending something
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