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n. - The act of breaking off or stopping an activity.

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  • We will not be responsible or liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension of or discontinuance of the site.
  • Noun : the discontinuance of a business
  • As long as the world is progressing, wide class distinctions are inevitable; their discontinuance will be a sign that equilibrium has been reached.
  • That's why I kinda agree with Jessica Corry's general assumption about the potential "discontinuance" of the CU journalism school.
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