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dis·con·tin·ue

 (dĭs′kən-tĭn′yo͞o)
v. dis·con·tin·ued, dis·con·tin·u·ing, dis·con·tin·ues
v.tr.
1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon: discontinued her visits to the museum; discontinued ferry service to the island. See Synonyms at stop.
2. To cease making or manufacturing: discontinued the sports car in the 1960s.
3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
4. Law
a. To agree to dismiss (an action).
b. To fail to proceed in (an action).
v.intr.
To come to an end.

[Middle English discontinuen, from Old French descontinuer, from Medieval Latin discontinuāre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin continuāre, to continue; see continue.]

discontinued

(ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːd)
adj
(Commerce) no longer in production: a discontinued line.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discontinued - stopped permanently or temporarily; "discontinued models"; "a discontinued magazine"; "a discontinued conversation"
continued - without stop or interruption; "to insure the continued success of the war"; "the continued existence of nationalism"; "the continued popularity of Westerns"

discontinued

adjective stopped, ended, finished, abandoned, halted, terminated, no longer made, given up or over They have a huge selection of discontinued cookers.
Translations

discontinued

[ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːd] adj [product] → qui ne se fait plus
discontinued line → fin f de série
"discontinued" (on product, sign)"fin de série"

discontinued

a. suspendido-a, interrumpido-a, descontinuado-a.
References in classic literature ?
However, there are a few old roads that may be trodden with profit, as if they led somewhere now that they are nearly discontinued.
When we borrowed the feeing fashion from Europe a dozen years ago, the salary system ought to have been discontinued, of course.
These intimacies quickly became horrible to him, and within the hour began to try to get up courage enough to tell her so, and require that they be discontinued or very considerably modified.
But, finding me well employed, and bearing a good character, and hearing on all hands that I rose fast in the school, she soon discontinued these visits.
He was shown in directly; he came to say that if these offensive precautions were not discontinued, in two hours Paris would be under arms.
It is a pity," cried Fanny, "that the custom should have been discontinued.
At the very instant, at the first sound of his voice, to carry on the Virgilian metaphor, D'Artagnan's recruits, recognizing each his sovereign lord, discontinued their plank-fighting and trestle blows.
The Sol's Arms has discontinued the Harmonic Meetings for the season, and Little Swills is engaged at the Pastoral Gardens down the river, where he comes out in quite an innocent manner and sings comic ditties of a juvenile complexion calculated (as the bill says) not to wound the feelings of the most fastidious mind.
He discontinued all the mighty exercises he had enjoyed through life, when Raoul was no longer with him.
At that moment Freddie Drummond discontinued his conversation.
It has to be discontinued by reason of circumstances over which we have no control and not because we have lost interest in it.
For some little time past the surgeon had discontinued his steady investigation of Geoffrey's face, and had given all his attention to the discussion, with the air of a man whose self-imposed task had come to an end.