Examples of discontinuance in a Sentence
the possible discontinuance of one of the town's big holiday traditions
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The ruling came under a common law doctrine known as abatement ab initio, which results in the dismissal or the discontinuance of a conviction when a defendant dies before an appeal can be made.
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First Known Use of discontinuance
Synonymsarrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, end, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, surcease, termination
Related Wordsmop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspension
Near Antonymsextension, persistence, prolongation
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