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Spanish translation of “interrupt”

interrupt

verb /intəˈrapt/
to stop a person while he is saying or doing something, especially by saying etc something oneself
interrumpir
He interrupted her while she was speaking He interrupted her speech Listen to me and don’t interrupt!
to stop or make a break in (an activity etc)
interrumpir
He interrupted his work to eat his lunch The sound of the doorbell interrupted my thoughts.
to cut off (a view etc)
obstruir; esconder
A block of flats interrupted their view of the sea.
interruption /-ʃən/ noun the act of interrupting or state of being interrupted
interrupción
His failure to complete the job was due to constant interruption.
something that interrupts
interrupción
I get too many interruptions in my work.
(Definition of interrupt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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