discontinuation

[ dis-kuhn-tin-yoo-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɪs kənˌtɪn yuˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

a breach or interruption of continuity or unity: Progress was delayed by repeated discontinuations of work.

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Origin of discontinuation

1605–15; <Middle French <Medieval Latin discontinuātiōn- (stem of discontinuātiō), equivalent to discontinuāt(us) (past participle of discontinuāre to discontinue; see -ate1) + -iōn--ion
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