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English definition of “discontinue”

discontinue

verb [T]     /ˌdɪs.kənˈtɪn.juː/ formal
to stop doing or providing something: The bank is discontinuing its Saturday service.Causing something to endComing to an endStop having or doing something discontinuation     /ˌdɪs.kənˌtɪn.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] (also discontinuance,   /-əns/   )
(Definition of discontinue verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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