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Synonyms for interruption
ˌɪn təˈrʌp ʃənin·ter·rup·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, interruption, disruption, gapnoun

    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, breaknoun

    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, suspensionnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interruptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    hinderance, stop, obstruction, obstacle, impediment

  2. interruptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    intermission, pause, suspension, cessation, discontinuance

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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. Olivier Jakob:

    The interruption from Kurdistan is significant because they were a big part of the increase in exports from Iraq, it is prompt supplies and these are large volumes.

  3. Geoffrey Berman:

    I will step down when a presidentially appointed nominee is confirmed by the Senate. Until then, our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption.

  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. Catherine Pugh:

    Much has been done to begin the process of building faith between the police department and the community it seeks to serve, any interruption in moving forward may have the effect of eroding the trust that we are working hard to establish.


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