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Definition of discontinuity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. discontinuities) (formal)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the state of not being continuous discontinuity in the children's education
  2. 2[countable] a break or change in a continuous process Changes in government led to discontinuities in policy. opposite continuity
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: discontinuity