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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act of delaying or stopping the continuity; Some abrupt occurrence that pauses an ongoing activity; A time break during which there is a temporary stoppage of something.

Usage examples (37)
  • The telephone is an annoying interruption
  • Wal, the Duke's real amiable; but I reckon you'd find what you call the interruption of an argument.
  • The word interruption has mostly negative connotations, but there’s nothing inherently negative about breaks and ruptures.
  • Philippine flag without interruption from the Americans. for more
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