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Synonyms for interruption
ˌɪn təˈrʌp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, interruption, disruption, gap(noun)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, gap, commotion, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, crack, rift, intermission, break of serve, severance, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, flutter, hoo-hah, geological fault, hurly burly, spread, col, to-do, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, open frame, gaolbreak, dislocation, breach, breakage, perturbation, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, kerfuffle, opening, rupture, hoo-ha, prison-breaking

  2. interruption, break(noun)

    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

    "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, shift, time out, severance, pause, open frame, breach, breakage, disruption, jailbreak, gap, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, intermission, rupture, gaolbreak, break

  3. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension(noun)

    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, gap, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, rift, intermission, severance, gaolbreak, falling out, hanging, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, geological fault, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, abatement, break of serve, hiatus, breach, breakage, abeyance, suspension system, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, temporary removal, rupture, dangling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interruption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hinderance, stop, obstruction, obstacle, impediment

  2. interruption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intermission, pause, suspension, cessation, discontinuance

How to pronounce interruption?

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How to say interruption in sign language?

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How to use interruption in a sentence?

  1. President Dilma Rousseff:

    They will not achieve anything by attacking my record, which is known; I love my country and I'm honest, i will fight against the illegitimate interruption of my mandate using all the tools that the rule of law gives me.

  2. Lewis Mumford:

    Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.

  3. Yaron Galai:

    Online ads might be annoying, but so is the cashier at your bookstore. But you probably never told yourself: “I want these books and magazines, but that payment part is really annoying… It’s an interruption in my day to stand in line and take out my credit card. So I’ll just take all the books I wanted and walk out the store without the annoying part!”.

  4. Mike Ryan:

    The interruption of outbreak response has led to a decrease in over 50% of alerts, a collapse in vaccination, a decrease in contact tracing, ebola was retreating and now it is likely to resurge.

  5. George Ade:

    In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.


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