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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

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How to use interruption in a sentence?

  1. John Keeley:

    This is not a matter of safety significance that merited interruption of the safe operations of our facilities, in 2012 or now.

  2. Solicitor General:

    I am honored to serve the people of New York as acting Attorney General, the work of this office is critically important. Our office has never been stronger, and this extraordinarily talented, dedicated, and tireless team of public servants will ensure that our work continues without interruption.

  3. Aon Benfield:

    Given the physical damage to homes, businesses and other structures and automobiles, plus the high costs incurred due to business interruption, it is expected that this will end up being a multi-billion-dollar economic cost.

  4. 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.

  5. Boris Johnson:

    What they don't want is friction at the border, they don't want any interruption of the economy. So they're sacrificing all the medium - and long-term gains out of fear of short term disruption, they're terrified of this nonsense. It's all total mumbo jumbo.

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