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discontinuing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discontinue  \Dis`con*tin"ue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Discontinued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discontinuing}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  discontinuer.] 
  To  interrupt  the  continuance  of  to  intermit,  as  a  practice 
  or  habit;  to  put  an  end  to  to  cause  to  cease;  to  cease 
  using,  to  stop;  to  leave  off 
 
  Set  up  their  conventicles  again  which  had  been 
  discontinued.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  I  have  discontinued  school  Above  a  twelvemonth.  --Shak. 
 
  Taught  the  Greek  tongue,  discontinued  before  in  these 
  parts  the  space  of  seven  hundred  years.  --Daniel. 
 
  They  modify  and  discriminate  the  voice,  without 
  appearing  to  discontinue  it  --Holder. 




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