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English definition of “interrupt”

interrupt

verb (STOP SPEAKING)    /ˌɪn.təˈrʌpt/ US  /-t̬ə-/
B1 [I or T] to stop a person from speaking for a short period by something you say or do: She tried to explain what had happened but he kept interrupting her. I wish you'd stop interrupting.Interrupting and preventing from speakingCancelling and interrupting
(Definition of interrupt verb (STOP SPEAKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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