how to pronounce discontinuation


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the above transcription of discontinuation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

discontinuation is pronounced in six syllables

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An example use of discontinuation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 1985 discontinuation of these major …”

meanings of discontinuation


  1. Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.
  2. The act of stopping producing or supplying a product.
  3. The process of quitting a course of treatment with a drug.

discontinuation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word discontinuation occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics discontinuation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that discontinuation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to discontinuation


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