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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscontinuousdis‧con‧tin‧u‧ous /ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuəs◂/ adjective formal  CONTINUOUS#not continuous
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discontinuousThe wave can not be discontinuous.The discontinuous change constitutes a scientific revolution.Somehow, a continuous process-natural selection-has given rise to discontinuous entities called species.Psychotic illness itself is frequently a discontinuous event and mostly inimical to organised thought.Yet others had correctly calculated that they were too old or their employment patterns too discontinuous to be eligible for pensions.
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