disruptverb [ T ]uk /dɪsˈrʌpt/ us /dɪsˈrʌpt/
- Long-haul flights can seriously disrupt your biological clock.
- Her speech was disrupted by a jeering group of protesters at the front of the crowd.
- Several England supporters were arrested after disrupting the match.
- Inevitably, this tragedy has seriously disrupted Rosie's schoolwork.
- A protester rushed into the studio, disrupting the news broadcast.
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noun [ C or U ] uk /dɪsˈrʌp.ʃən/ us /dɪsˈrʌp.ʃən/
- It would cause a tremendous disruption to our work schedule to install a different computer system.
- The military coup brought further disruption to a country already struggling with famine.
- The strike brought severe disruption to flights over the holiday weekend.
- Further disruption is expected later tonight when more heavy snow is expected.
- We apologize for the disruption while essential motorway repairs are being carried out.