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English definition of “interruption”

interruption

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈrʌp.ʃən/ us    /-t̬ə-/
B2 an occasion when someone or something stops something from happening for a short period: a brief interruption I worked all morning without interruption.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
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