[dis-kuh n-tin-yoo-uh ns]
Origin of discontinuance
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Examples from the Web for discontinuance
There is no hint of its discontinuance in the new dispensation.Usury
But the club, as a club, was not averse to a discontinuance of the present state of things.
He had fully appreciated the discontinuance of the whispers, and was aware of the cause.
When I read this I tried to think out the reason for the discontinuance.Crimes of Charity
They, however, failed to show the discontinuance of the office.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags
Word Origin and History for discontinuance
late 14c., from Anglo-French, from Old French discontinuer (see discontinue).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper