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English definition of “interruption”

interruption

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈrʌpʃən/
B2 an occasion when an action or activity is interrupted, or something that interrupts someone or something: Due to constant interruptions, the meeting finished late.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
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