Translation of "interrupt" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌɪn·təˈrʌpt/ us /ˌɪn·t̬əˈrʌpt/

B1 to stop someone while they are talking or doing something, by saying or doing something yourself

Sorry to interrupt, but what time is it?

to stop something from happening for a short period

We had to interrupt our trip when we heard John’s mother was unwell.

(Translation of “interrupt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /intəˈrapt/

to stop a person while he is saying or doing something, especially by saying etc something oneself

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)

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

His failure to complete the job was due to constant interruption.

something that interrupts

I get too many interruptions in my work.

(Translation of “interrupt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)