Definition of discontinuance in English:

discontinuance

noun

  • See discontinue

    • ‘The new handbook provides that faculty appointments can be terminated because of a ‘financial emergency’ or ‘program discontinuance.’’
    • ‘This discontinuance of activity is in itself not completely to blame for child obesity issues, but it does contribute.’
    • ‘There was much annoyance at the discontinuance of the first-time house buyers grant and the cutbacks in the Community Enterprise Schemes.’
    • ‘The laboratory must maintain a copy of each procedure with the dates of initial use and discontinuance.’
    • ‘The only grounds upon which suspension and discontinuance of support can be made are those set out in Regulation 20.’

Pronunciation

discontinuance

/ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːəns/