how to pronounce discontinue


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discontinue is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of discontinue in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and 2013 but decided to discontinue it …”

meanings of discontinue


  1. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.

discontinue frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word discontinue occurs in english on average 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 discontinue 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 discontinue can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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