discontinue

discontinue(
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kuhn
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tihn
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to stop)
a. suspender
After an adverse reaction, the doctors discontinued the patient's treatment.Tras una reacción adversa, los médicos suspendieron el tratamiento del paciente.
b. interrumpir
We are urging them to discontinue the provision of arms to the rebels.Estamos instándoles a interrumpir el suministro de armas a las fuerzas rebeldes.
2. (commerce)
a. discontinuar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Cosmetic products change so frequently, you often find they've discontinued your favorite lipstick or shampoo.Los productos cosméticos cambian con tanta frecuencia que muchas veces sucede que discontinuaron tu lápiz de labios o tu champú favoritos.
b. descontinuar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The company has discontinued several lines due to a fall in demand.La empresa descontinuó varias líneas debido a una caída de la demanda.
c. dejar de fabricar
I'm sorry, sir. The printer you're looking for was discontinued a long time ago.Lo siento, caballero. La impresora que busca dejó de fabricarse hace tiempo.
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discontinue
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. suspender, interrumpir
2. (commerce)
a.
discontinued linerestos de serie
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discontinue [ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː]
transitive verb
[+production, payment] suspender; [+practice] abandonar; (Comm) (Med) [+treatment] interrumpir; suspender
the navy resorted to the practice of enlisting 17-year-old boys without military experience, but this proved unsuitable, and the practice was discontinued
[+product] dejar de fabricar
treatment should not be discontinued without consulting your doctor when there was no improvement, they decided to discontinue treatment in case of irritation, discontinue use and consult your doctor instructions on a medicine/drug
"discontinued" (Comm) "fin de serie"
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