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disturbance

noun  /dɪˈstɜr·bəns/ us  
[C] something that interrupts you, esp. something loud or causing trouble: You must take care of yourself and avoid upsetting disturbances. earth science [C] A disturbance is also something that affects usual wind conditions: The disturbance became a typhoon in the Philippine Sea and headed due west.
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