- 1 discontinue (doing) something to stop doing, using, or providing something, especially something that you have been doing, using, or providing regularly The doctor decided to discontinue the treatment after three months. The company has discontinued the practice of providing the staff with free lunches.
- 2[usually passive] discontinue something to stop making a product a sale of discontinued china
NAmE//ˌdɪskənˈtɪnyu//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they discontinue
he / she / it discontinues
past simple discontinued
-ing form discontinuing
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