Definitions of "discontinuance"
  1. The act of ending a lawsuit willingly by the person who initiated it, either through a formal request to the court or by not moving forward with the case
  2. The act of ceasing to use a piece of property or stopping a specific use of property according to zoning laws
How to use "discontinuance" in a sentence
  1. Upon realizing the lack of evidence, the plaintiff opted for the discontinuance of the case.
  2. The city demanded a discontinuance of the warehouse's operations due to violations of zoning laws.
  3. Discontinuance can occur when a plaintiff decides not to continue pursuing their legal claim.

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